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Gunpowder, Inc. Adds Former Editor Emily Kantner to Growing Agency

DELAFIELD, Wisconsin — Gunpowder, Inc., a full-service marketing communications agency for many of the world’s top enthusiast brands, announces the addition of Emily Kantner as Public Relations Coordinator. In her new role, Kantner will be assisting in the day-to-day operations and public relations efforts on behalf of Gunpowder’s roster of industry-leading outdoors brands.

“Emily’s experience in and passion for the outdoors, both professionally and personally, fit perfectly within our growing team at Gunpowder,” said Ryan Chuckel, founder of Gunpowder Inc. “Her experience as an editor will be a benefit to our clients as she clearly understands the editorial relationship between brands and publishers and possesses the intellectual curiosity that comes along with being a journalist.”

Kantner comes to Gunpowder from Outdoor Sportsman Group (OSG), where she first served as Associate Editor of Petersen’s Bowhunting before a promotion to Digital Hunting Editor, managing the online presence of all OSG hunting brands. Prior to her time at OSG, Kantner worked with dozens of clients as an account manager for one of the world’s leading digital marketing agencies. Previously, she spent several years as an in-house communications specialist for businesses in the technology and entertainment sectors.

“I had the privilege of interacting with Gunpowder as a member of the media for several years, and I’ve always been impressed by their creative strategy and hardworking staff,” said Kantner. “I’m incredibly excited to join this talented team.”

About Gunpowder, Inc.
Since 2015, Gunpowder has been driving dynamic communications programs for some of the world’s most influential enthusiast brands including GoPro, Humminbird, Minn Kota, Pure Fishing, Costa Sunglasses, THOR Industries, Breeo, Uncharted Supply Co. and Ravin Crossbows. The agency is built on a commitment to driving earned media coverage and social engagement with brand communities through a nimble, creative approach and by understanding how strong strategy and blue-collar work ethic can drive positive business results. The people of Gunpowder live, work and play with its clients’ products and services at the center of their lives. More information is available at

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