upcoming EVENTS

  • Make sure to check out POMA Insight Sessions, our conference-style educational sessions that are being offered virtually. We’ve got one coming up on October 12th @ 11:30 am EST (Virtual): and you don’t want to miss it! Here are the details:

 

How (and When) to Write a Press Release for Your Brand or Business – Long-time publicist, Michelle Scheuermann, will go over the ins and outs of writing a press release for your brand or business. When should you write a release? What is newsworthy? What you may think is newsworthy may not be to the overall industry. Attendees will be given a template for their releases that all editors and writers appreciate receiving. Plus, learn all the secrets of submitting releases from how to structure your email, when to send it and who to send it to. If you submit releases to the Outdoor Wire family, this is a MUST attend for your business as Michelle, as editor of Archery Wire, will give her secrets to ensure you get published every time.

Free for members and a great value for non-members. Sessions are recorded and available to members and registered attendees. Archived Insight Sessions can be accessed here.

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      Allan Smith

      Born and raised in Hollywood, California, Allan has worked in the film & television industry for over 30 years. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps & decorated former California Firefighter/Paramedic, this experience led to the creation of a multi awarding winning video production company that has taken him around the world from Indigenous countries, hostile territories & 3rd World Countries.

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      Angie Pierce

      Hi, I live in Athens, Alabama with my wonderful husband Larry. He is an avid fisherman and I like to dabble with it. We have eight grandchildren that we love to spoil.

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      Tony Martins

      Raised on dairy farm in So.CA hunting rabbits & birds - Biochemistry BS U.of CA 1973 - US Air Force - Bird hunter, dog trainer, skeet, sporting clays, fresh & saltwater angler. Moved to AZ White Mountains 1990 - bowhunter, airguns, muzzleloaders, big game, quail, waterfowl, predators, bass tournament fishing, trout & flyfishing.

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      Beth Alcazar

      Beth Alcazar lives in Central Alabama with her husband, Sean, their three children, and a 115-pound German Shepherd. Beth often describes herself as "just a mom with a gun." In her spare time, she enjoys reading, crafting, competitive shooting, and baking... and hopes that her AR-15 handling is as smooth as her 7-layer chocolate-cookie cheesecake.

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      Beth Brennan

      Beth is VP of Marketing & E-commerce for Guidefitter. She has worked in the outdoor industry for 10+years. Prior to Guidefitter, Beth worked for Go Fast Campers and Tepui Tents, which was acquired by the Thule Group in 2018. She specializes in brand, project management and strategic partnerships. Outside of work Beth enjoys travel, off-roading, camping and Cleveland Browns football. Beth resides in Bozeman with her husband and her Lab/Mastiff, Johnny Cash.

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      Bob Frye

      Husband and father of two boys and a lifelong outdoorsman. I hunt, fish, shoot, camp, fish, hike, backpack, paddle and more.

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      Margaret Anderson

      I've been an outdoor writer for 30+ years, three time Arizona Outdoor Writer of the Year and 2021 inductee to the Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame. I write for many print and online publications.

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      Michael Walker

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      Chris Jennings

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      Daryl Demoskoff

      An avid outdoorsman. I spend as much time as possible in lakes and streams fishing and out in the field/forest hunting. This matches well with the gig I have with Tourism Saskatchewan given my love of the outdoors and my enjoyment of building professional relationships.

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      David Pierce

      Borne in Detroit Michigan. Attended All Saints Academy, Graduated from St. Clement H.S. and attended Central Michigan University with a GPA of 3.85. Was a named technical advisor for the Industrial Arts Program at Macomb Community College and taught, large format, Studio Still Life photography there. I became disabled in 2006.

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      Darren Choate

      Although born in Colorado, Darren Choate has lived in Arizona for over 40 years. Growing up in the White Mountains of eastern Arizona provided the stage for him to become a hunter and ethical sportsman. After graduating high school, Choate served his country as an airman in the US Air Force for four years. For the majority of his tour, he was stationed at Elmendorf AFB in Anchorage, Alaska. After an honorable discharge, Choate returned to Arizona to attend Northern Arizona University, where he earned a Bachelors of Science and a Masters of Education. He spent the majority of his professional career as a service professional at Northern Arizona University. Choate and his wife of 30+ years have two grown sons.

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      Donald Kliewer

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      Don Mallicoat

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      Galen Geer

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      Mark Hirvonen

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      Kevin Paulson

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      James Powell

      I am a Texas-based avid shooter, hunter (primarily waterfowl, wild turkey and deer), angler, and conservationist with a background in communications, brand marketing, wildlife biology and resource management. I have spent most of my life in the southern U.S., and am the proud father of two children, Gage and Caitlin. I currently work for the East Foundation and reside in Spring Branch, Texas.

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      John Jefferson

      Born in Beaumont, Texas. Graduated Texas A&M, and U/Texas Law School. He managed a deer lease in Lampasas County, Texas for 11 years. He served in U.S. Army, is married, and has kids and dogs. No cats!

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      John Jackson, III

      Attorney at Law, writer, regulatory expert, past President of SCI, founder of Conservation Force that pioneers hunting and essential conservation support for hunting.

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      Justin Morrissey

      Justin is an avid sportsman and devoted conservationist. His biggest passions as an outdoorsman are spending time with his bird hunting dog Gomer and spending time in a tree stand with a bow in his hand and camera at his side. Justin grew up in west-central Wisconsin where his father introduced him to the excitement and benefits the outdoors offer. Over the years, Justin became a very successful hunter and fisherman. Justin joined POMA in 2010 and soon after became a POMA intern. Justin joined the National Shooting Sports Foundation team in 2014 and is now the manager of social media for the organization. Justin was proud to serve on the POMA Board of Directors from 2018-2021. Justin lives in Wisconsin and is developing his country homestead to be a wildlife haven and a place where people come together to learn about and enjoy nature.

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      Jodi Stemler

      Jodi was raised on a farm in central New Jersey and began hunting, fishing and spending time outdoors from an early age. She's now married and living outside of Denver, Colorado with her husband and teenage daughter. The whole family loves getting out to hike, bike, hunt, fish - whatever it is, it's good as long as it's outside!

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      Joe Kurtenbach

      Lifelong lover of the outdoors. Joined the military after college (Business and English degrees) and fell into outdoor media after completing active duty service. Worked from Assistant Editor up to Executive Editor of American Rifleman, working on the magazine, TV show and website. Currently Executive Editor and digital content director for another leading brand -- Guns & Ammo.

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      Julie Mogenis

      The Judge,a Tx gal w/strong property rights & conservation concerns.Schooled at American Univ & George Mason on the east coast,& obtained her law degree from So.Tx College of Law.She is an avid outdoorsman, loves to travel in the states &around the world-sharing her adventures for the last 7 yrs via her 2 TV shows,the newest, World Wild Adventures & American Outdoor News

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      Ken Perrotte

      Air Force veteran with decades of management-level communications experience, including public affairs officer & journalist with U.S. Air Force, Army and DoD. Northern Vermont native; Virginia resident. Past three-term board member, SEOPA and association Business/Finance Committee chair for 7 years. Current President, Association of Great Lakes Outdoors Writers. Strong strategic planning/legislative affairs/corporate communication background.

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      Kim Emery

      Firefly Publicity's owner, Kim Emery, is a strategic thinker and proven communicator. She has worked as a reporter, an agency executive and an international marketing communications manager. Working with both small and large budgets, she has launched new brands, participated in celebrity gifting at the Sundance Film Festival and negotiated product placement in films. Kim's experience includes marketing for start-ups as well as established international companies. She has hired and managed public relations firms and advertising agencies in the US, Europe and Asia. Her focus is on the outdoor segments of hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation.

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      Kevin Jarnagin

      Jarnagin started early in life learning about the outdoors from his grandfather and dad on a small farm in Sweetwater, Okla. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a Masters in Public Admin, Jarnagin set his roots in Norman, Okla., and began the pursuit of making a career in the outdoors, fishing and hunting world. His work with Blue Heron Communications springboarded him into a position as the content curator at Gun Talk Media.

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      Karen Mehall Phillips

      My lifestyle centers around the great outdoors. My favorite pasttimes are hunting, any other outdoor activity and practicing karate (1st degree brown belt). I am fortunate to have married my best friend--fellow POMA member, hunting guide and TV host Phil Phillips, who is also a licensed real estate broker in CO nd TX--because when one hunting adventure ends, we are already planning the next one!

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      Kevin Reese

      I am an eight-year Marine Corps veteran currently residing in north-central Texas with my wife, Kelly and my son, Jacob. I hold an A.A.S. in Multimedia Technology from Navarro College and a B.B.S. in Marketing from Dallas Baptist University. I handle media relations for multiple brands under the Sellmark Corporation umbrella: Pulsar (thermal imaging and night vision), Sightmark (optics, night vision and shooting accessories), Firefield (optics, night vision and shooting/firearms accessories), 12 Survivors (survivalist, prepper, camping, hiking and hunting equipment) and Head Tilt (pet products). I work as a freelance writer, photographer and videographer in our outdoor industry. My primary focuses are on hunting with bows, rifles and shotguns; AR and bolt-gun building; shooting, from close-range to precision long-range up to 2,000 yards; handgunning; personal defense; product and outfitter reviews; how-tos; industry news; features targeting industry professionals, retailers and consumers. I live and breathe our outdoor lifestyle as a boot-on-the-ground, blood-under-the-fingernails content creator.

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      Michelle Scheuermann

      Michelle Scheuermann is a communications pro in the outdoor world and enjoys challenging herself & others via running races, kayaking, and learning new hobbies - like speaking French! Michelle works from her home in St. Paul, Minn. with her husband, Wayne and cat, Harrison.

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      Larysa Switlyk

      Larysa Switlyk grew up with 3 older brothers and is the only one in her family that hunts and fishes. She introduced herself after receiving her Bachelors and Masters in Accounting from the University of Florida while on a solo trip to New Zealand. She fell in love with the sport and found her true passion that she now wants to share with the world

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      Laura Evans

      Laura is a public relations and marketing professional who prides herself on the relationships she has developed during her years in the outdoor industry. She has become a vocal advocate for the Second Amendment and is an unapologetic patriot. She is the wife of a NY State Trooper and mother to a Pharmacist and Marine Corps Sergeant.

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      Matt Soberg

      Matt Soberg resides in the Brainerd, Minnesota area and enjoys missing birds with his two English setters, losing fishing on the Minnesota lakes, and teaching his young son the ways of the northwoods.

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      Mia Anstine

      I'm an outdoor advocate, an award-winning writer, a hunting guide, archery and rifle instructor, keynote speaker, podcast host, and all-around outdoorswoman who encourages you to get outside, hunt, fish, shoot, and savor all that life has to offer. 

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      Pete Rogers

      Freelance writer and photographer for sporting publications. Seminar Speaker. Dedicated hunter, angler and trapper. I enjoy sharing my passion for the outdoors with fellow sportsmen and women. When I am not in the woods or water, I am enjoying my time with my wife and five children.

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      Paige Shipe

      Paige Shipe is a lifetime enthusiast of the outdoors. Priding herself in educating and inspiring others, she has set forth with her Bachelors of Fine Arts degree, servant leadership, and creativity to become part of the growth and enrichment of future generations. Paige's role as the Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Hawke Sport Optics has allowed her the opportunity to network, learn, and engage in the industry she is highly passionate about. Paige is a self-taught entrepreneur who is nothing short of determined. You can’t throw stones if you’re busy washing feet, those of your outdoor loving, wild, messy son or those of the individuals around you.

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      Mark Holyoak

      I am married with four children and enjoy doing anything and everything outdoors--hunting, fly fishing, canoeing, hiking, mountain unicycling, camping, ice hockey, softball, etc. However, my favorite thing to do is to spend time with family and loved ones. I lived in six different states and three different countries (USA, Canada & Italy).

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      Roy Hill

      Roy Hill is a native Arkansan, and grew up fishing, hunting and shooting in the Ouachita Mountains. He started competitive shooting at age 8 in 4-H, and shot on rifle teams both in high school and in college. He likes long range rifle shooting when he can find a long range, and particularly enjoys literature about guns and shooting.

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      Matt Soberg

      Matt Soberg resides in the Brainerd, Minnesota area and enjoys missing birds with his two English setters, losing fishing on the Minnesota lakes, and teaching his young son the ways of the northwoods.

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      TYLER BRINKS

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      Tony Bynum

      Lifetime westerner, outdoorsman, backcountry hunter, fisherman, conservationist, professional scientist. Master of Science - Resource Management. Today a world traveling, professional outdoor photographer, content provider to the outdoor hunting, travel and recreation industry, magazine photo editor.

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      Timothy Flanigan

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      Tim Christie

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      Tom Keer

      Tom is an award-winning writer with over 3000 pieces published in a wide variety of national and regional publications. He's a Senior Editor and columnist for Sporting Classics magazine and a Senior Editor for the Sporting Classics Daily. He writes regularly across many outdoor titles including Field and Stream, Outdoor Life, Garden and Gun, Sporting Classics, the Pointing Dog Journal, American Angler, Quail Forever, Pheasants Forever and the Ruffed Grouse Society, among others. His first book, A Fly Fishers Guide to the New England Coast, was released January 2011. He is a Senior Editor and Columnist for Sporting Classics magazine, a Senior Editor for the Sporting Classics Daily, and an Editor-at-Large for Strung magazine. He lives and writes from his home on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. www.tomkeer.com

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      Tom Claycomb

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      Tony Martins

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      Tom Opre

      As a 2nd generation outdoor communicator, Tom has made educating the public on wildlife conservation and stewardships issues a main priority of his business. As the past president of the Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) he has worked to help other outdoor communicators and industry leaders understand and present a unified message regarding the top issues facing wildlife conservation today. Today, he is chairman of the board for Crucial to Conservation, a non-profit tasked with a mission to promote broader public understanding and the critical importance of modern day wildlife conservation and habitat stewardship. Globally. Since 1990, has produced and/or directed national television commercial projects for Fortune 500 companies, feature films and episodic television. In 2015, he wrapped the award-winning Eye of the Hunter™, a seven year prime-time run on NBC Sports which was one of the highest rated television shows in the outdoor fieldsports genre. Known as a highly regarded action, extreme sport cinematographer. Opre’s Youtube channel has over 26 million views. Produces Eye of the Hunter™ and the reality show Extreme Huntress™, exclusively online Gunbroker’s GetZone.com promoted to over 17 million unique monthly visitors, and various wildlife conservation film projects around the world.Opre resides on his small ranch in the Flathead Valley of Montana with his wife Olivia and their four children.

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      Tron Peterson

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      Al Voth

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      Troy Basso

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      Griffin Bartman

      What began as a name for privacy has stuck as a pen name now that I also work in the industry handling PR. The pen name is used to keep my work and hobby separated.

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      Brian Beaton

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      Aaron Schmaus

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      Craig Springer

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      Wm. Smith

      Born in Georgia, Wm. Hovey Smith worked throughout North America as a Geologist and wrote hunting articles between jobs. More recently he returned home to Georgia where he continues to produce books, radio shows, YouTube videos and consult to the outdoor industry.

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