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POMA Announces Pinnacle Award Honorees

FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE – The Professional Outdoor Media Association’s (POMA) 2021 Pinnacle Award honorees were announced by Lisa Snuggs, Executive Director of SEOPA, during POMA’s 15th Annual Business Conference in Franklin, TN. on Wednesday, June 16.
The Pinnacle Awards honor journalists for remarkable achievement in traditional outdoor sports-focused communications, including writing, photography/illustration/art, and broadcasting as well as content focused on wildlife conservation.
“The outdoor media and content creators of our industry are paramount to communicating our message to the public. The Pinnacle Awards are designed to highlight the best of the best within the outdoor media, and we were proud to present these awards to those individuals who are a credit to our industry” said POMA’s Executive Director, Thomas MacAulay.
2021 POMA PINNACLE AWARD WINNERS
Art/Photography:
  • Winner – Timothy Flanigan “Tug of War Worm”, Texas Wildlife Magazine
  • Outstanding Achievement – Tim Christie, “Coming to the Call”, Tim Christie Photography 2020 Calendar
Book:
  • Winner – Jim Mize, “Hunting with Beanpole”, Amazon
  • Outstanding Achievement – Timothy Flanigan, “Grouse & Woodcock – The Birds of My Life”, Wild River Press
Broadcast:
  • Winner – Larysa Switlyk & Jason Soulliere, “Ladies Shooting School”, Pursuit Channel
  • Outstanding Achievement – Ken Perrotte, “Venison Scrapple Demystified”, OutdoorsRamber.com
Conservation:
  • Winner – Larysa Switlyk, “Hunting Adds Value to the Animal”, Pursuit Channel
  • Outstanding Achievement – Ken Perrotte, “Burning Issue”, USA Today hunt & Fish Magazine
Magazine:
  • Winner – Dave Books, “Hunting with a Friend”, Pheasants Forever Journal
  • Outstanding Achievement – Jodi Stemler, “First Blood”, Petersen’s Hunting
Newspaper/Web:
  • Winner – Tyler Frantz, “Bittersweet Bear”, Pottsville Republican Herald
  • Outstanding Achievement – Larry Whiteley, “The Last Cast”, Share the Outdoors
POMA Mission
To foster excellence in communications at all levels, help members build their businesses, connect media and industry, promote fair and honest communication of the traditional outdoor sports and conservation stories, and mentor the next generation of traditional outdoor sports communicators.
For more information, contact:
Thomas MacAulay, Executive Director
404-695-9995
Shelly Moore, Membership Director
814-254-4719

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