Outdoor Media Summit will present the annual Outdoor Media Awards to the most accomplished media creators of 2022 at the conference in Boise this year. The awards ceremony will take place on the afternoon of September 26th as one of the final events of the summit.
The awards are split into three categories: People’s Choice, Judge’s Choice, and Sponsor’s Choice. The People’s Choice category of awards were voted on by the public in February of this year and announced in March. The category included four awards:
People’s Choice Winners
Best Outdoor Blog of 2022 (OutThere Colorado)
Best Outdoor Podcast of 2022 (The Woman Angler and Adventurer)
Best Outdoor Vlog of 2022 (Stephane Monette)
Best Outdoor Print Publication of 2022 (Trout Magazine)
Outdoor Media Summit staff and steering committee have reviewed hundreds of nominations to decide the winners of the Judge’s Choice Awards. These awards are for works created in 2022. The winners below were selected based on months of research, meetings and a thorough review of every submission.
Judge’s Choice Winners
PR Person of the Year goes to Eric Smith of Vista Outdoors and Brooks Hansen of Camp Chef
Editor of the Year goes to Ryan Wichelns of Trails Magazine
B2B Editor of the Year goes to Marc Sani of Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
Outdoor Story of the Year goes to Kyle Dickman for his article, “To Save Sequoias from Wildfire, We Must Save Them from Ourselves” in Outside Magazine
B2B Story of the Year goes to Jeffrey Moag, Looking Back at 50 Years of Paddlesports
Podcast Episode of the Year goes to Ashley Saupe of the Sharp End Podcast for her interview with Arc’teryx Athlete Adam Campbell
Photo of the Year goes to Chris Burkard for his coverage of the Icelandic volcanic eruption. YouTuber of the Year goes to Seth Alvo and Dan Sapp of Berm Peak
Creator of the Year goes to Parker McMullen Bushman of Kween Werk
Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Stephen Regenold of Gear Junkie
The Sponsor’s Choice category of awards will be announced during the conference. Select sponsors of Outdoor Media Summit will have the opportunity to award individuals who embody the characteristics that the brand values most in the industry.
About Outdoor Media Summit
Outdoor Media Summit is where the brightest minds in media and marketing gather to share secrets, forecast the future and learn to make more money. This year’s conference will take place at the four-diamond The Grove Hotel in Boise, Idaho, from September 24-26, 2023. General admission is sold out but there are a handful of tickets reserved for sponsors and media VIPs.