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  • Two months after going full time as a writer I joined POMA and attended their convention in Ogden. POMA has helped me make a lot of good contacts, writing and Pro-staff deals. I don’t see how you can go wrong by joining. If you want to write part-time, it will make you a better writer. If you want to go full-time, you’ll make more contacts.... Read More
    Tom Claycomb Freelance writer
  • After admiring Rockhouse Motion's work for a while, Ian connected with Aaron, and after exchanging emails and chatting on the phone, they realized they have the same work ethic: Work hard and long, cut out all the BS, and produce a premium product.... Read More
    Ian Merritt Photographer, Creative Director, and Videographer at IDM Photography
  • No one is doing what POMA is doing when it comes to education and opportunities. POMA reacts quickly to situations and is in tune with the needs of media and industry.
    J.R. Robbins NRAHuntersRights.org
  • Had it not been for Money Line listings, I would not have found my current job at Sporting Classics magazine. I was traveling to Montana this summer with a friend, when we stopped in Kearney, NE for a night. In a small pub, I checked the Money Line, saw the job opening and applied for it thinking it was a long shot, but worth a try. Next thing I know, I'm sitting here telling you this.... Read More
    Josh Wolfe Asst. Editor - Sporting Classics Magazine; Editor - Sporting Classics Daily
  • I am new to the industry, and I know there is a lot of water left to tread before I find my own sweet little island. However, because of POMA and the commitment and conviction of its founding members, I now have more confidence and better tools than I could have imagined receiving from any other source.... Read More
    Andrew Chamberlain Author Cartridge Comparison Guide; Western Hunter Shooting Editor
  • POMA is a money maker! A casual conversation at the POMA business conference turned into a friendship, and almost immediately, into a lucrative business deal for Gun Talk Media. In business, it's often about the contacts, and POMA provides quality contacts.
    Tom Gresham Gun Talk Media
  • I’ve learned over the years that the quickest way to get from where you are to where you want to be is to find someone who is already where you want to be and do whatever he or she tells you to do. POMA is the best place to find a mentor to help you become an outdoor communicator, a PR professional, a videographer, a photographer or any other area for communicating the out-of-doors.... Read More
    John E. Phillips Book Author, Writer & Photographer
  • I just wanted to tell you how much I appreciate our membership in POMA.  I thought you might like to hear a great example of why it is important for companies like mine to support you. I just wanted to tell you how much I appreciate our membership in POMA.... Read More
    Paige Darden MyTopo, a Trimble Company
  • I have 7 articles publishing this week due to my association with POMA. Not to mention the numerous business opportunities from people that I have met. Just last week a company that I wanted to do some business with automatically jumped on board when he heard that I was a POMA member. I can't even begin to tell you how much business I did just this week due to my POMA connections.
    Tom Claycomb Freelance
  • For years I avoided joining the professional writer’s organizations in favor of an independent approach to networking and relationship building. That worked well for a while, but then I hit a plateau.  During that time I joined several writer's and media organizations.... Read More
    Tom Keer Freelance Writer/The Keer Group
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2018 Conference Sponsors

  • Featured Member

    Aaron Gould

    My brother Steve and I have been performing live shotgun exhibitions at outdoor events for 10 years now. Complimentary to the live shows we create fun and entertaining YouTube and social content for brands within the Outdoor Industry. Our focus is shooting, hunting, and living life with a purpose.


  • Register Now for 2019 POMA Conference

    Registration is open for the must-attend event of the summer – POMA’s 14th Annual Business Conference – #POMA2019. This year we’ll be in Wichita, Kansas from June 18 – 20, 2019. The popular format of a three day event that’s packed full of learning, fun, networking and business-building will continue. POMA remains committed to our


  • POMA’s 14th Annual Business Conference Panel Topic and Speakers Announced

    #POMA2019 Speakers to Include Editors, The President of CarbonTV, Bedford Outdoor Cameras and More. POMA has listened to our members and their needs, and this year we’re excited to provide a speaker list that more than exceeds them. We have editors for our freelance writers, TV hosts and channel presidents for our media personalities, business


  • Welcome to the POMA Family

    Welcome new POMA members. We’re proud to have you in the family. Voting Media Jacki Billings Cookeville, Tennessee Bio: Jacki Billings is a freelance journalist covering product and industry news as well as reviews for a variety of online publications. With a focus on concealed carry and women’s topics, she uses her platform to encourage


  • Welcome to the POMA Family

    Welcome new POMA members. We’re proud to have you in the family. Voting Media Jess McGlothlin Missoula, Montana Bio: Jess McGlothlin sees her mission as a simple one: tell stories. Working as a freelance photographer and writer in the outdoor industry, while on assignment in the past few years she’s learned how to throw spears at


  • Welcome to the POMA Family

    Welcome new POMA members. We’re proud to have you in the family. Voting Media David Higginbotham Fort Smith, Arkansas Bio: I wrote numerous articles for Guns.com before moving into the editorial role at GunsAmerica. I also contribute to the Beretta blog and write for Umarex. Martha Tansy Wasilla, Alask Bio: Martha Tansy is an outdoor adventurer


  • NRA Announces Presenting Sponsorship of Single Action Shooting Society’s 2019 END of TRAIL World Championship of Cowboy Action Shooting

    FAIRFAX, Va. – The National Rifle Association is proud to announce that it will be the Presenting Sponsor of the 2019 Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) END of TRAIL World Championship of Cowboy Action Shooting scheduled for June 13-23, 2019, in Edgewood, N.M. President of the NRA Lt. Col. Oliver L. North, USMC (Ret.), will provide the


  • Michigan Military Youth Hunt Named QDMA Branch Event of the Year

    ATHENS, GA (April 18, 2019) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is pleased to announce the Michigan Military Youth Hunt, hosted by the Eaton County and Capital Area QDMA Branches, was recently recognized as the 2018 Branch Event of the Year. The award was one of several given out at QDMA’s Whitetail Weekend in Athens,


  • RMEF Elk Camp & Mountain Festival to Feature Exceptional Entertainment

    MISSOULA, Mont.—Open air entertainment, live podcasts, hunting film premieres, the Total Archery Challenge experience, elk hunting and cooking seminars, interactive exhibits, raffles and auctions, outdoor events, the World Elk Calling Championships and much more. It all happens under the blue skies at 7,000 feet in the heart of elk country. The 2019 RMEF Elk Camp, presented


  • Georgia DNR Wildlife Resources Division Named QDMA’s 2019 Agency of the Year

    ATHENS, GA (April 17, 2019) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is pleased to recognize the Georgia DNR Wildlife Resources Division as its 2019 Agency of the Year. “Agencies that received our award in the past boast a record of innovative and progressive deer management, initiating positive change through regulation and hunter involvement,” said Matt


  • NRA Foundation Announces 2019 Sponsors for National BBQ & Auction and Wall of Guns at NRA Annual Meetings in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The National Rifle Association’s 148th Annual Meetings and Exhibits will have its unofficial start at the 2019 National NRA Foundation BBQ & Auction at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind., on Thursday, April 25, at 5:00 p.m. Funds raised at the attendee-favorite event sponsored by Henry Repeating Arms, Kimber and Century Arms—with a


Thank You 2019 Conference Sponsors