Free work­shop of­fer­ing step­ping stones to be­come an out­door com­mu­ni­ca­tor

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LIT­TLE ROCK — The Out­door Writ­ers As­so­ci­a­tion of Amer­ica will kick off its 92nd an­nual con­fer­ence in Lit­tle

Rock by of­fer­ing a free, half-day work­shop ti­tled “Be­com­ing an Out­doors Com­mu­ni­ca­tor,” from 2-5 p.m., Fri­day, June 21, at the Robin­son Cen­ter/dou­ble­tree by Hil­ton.

The work­shop is the per­fect op­por­tu­nity for any­one in­ter­ested in pur­su­ing a ca­reer in out­door com­mu­ni­ca­tion – whether through writ­ing, pho­tog­ra­phy, ra­dio or me­dia re­la­tions – to learn about the field, how to break in and how to be suc­cess­ful. Hear es­tab­lished pro­fes­sion­als share in­dus­try tips and tricks. No mat­ter your area of in­ter­est, you won’t want to miss this work­shop which show­cases the va­ri­ety of op­por­tu­ni­ties out­door com­mu­ni­ca­tions of­fers.

Any­one is wel­come; whether you’ve al­ready pub­lished a book or are still hov­er­ing over the key­board or Go­pro “think­ing about it.” We all started with just an in­ter­est and de­sire. There will be plenty of time for questions and an­swers.

Free reg­is­tra­tion is avail­able at http://owaa. org/2019con­fer­ence/agenda/ boc-work­shop.

Work­shop par­tic­i­pants are also wel­come to at­tend OWAA’S three-day con­fer­ence as a guest. Af­ter sign­ing up for this free event, learn more about the en­tire con­fer­ence at http:// owaa.org/2019con­fer­ence/ about or call OWAA head­quar­ters at 406-728-7434.

The 92nd An­nual

Con­fer­ence of the Out­door Writ­ers As­so­ci­a­tion of Amer­ica is be­ing hosted in part­ner­ship with the Arkansas Game and Fish Com­mis­sion, The Arkansas Depart­ment of Parks and Tourism and the Lit­tle

Rock Con­ven­tion and Vis­i­tors Bureau.

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