Tuesday, March 30, 2021

“North American Whitetail” and “Petersen’s Hunting” Hire Digital Editor

DENVER – Outdoor Sportsman Group’s North American Whitetail and Petersen’s Hunting announce the hiring of Sam Forbes as digital editor. The announcement was made today by publisher Laden Force.

Forbes will work to promote and grow the digital presence of both iconic hunting brands through daily management of their websites and social media pages. He will assist brand leaders Haynes Shelton (NAW) and David Draper (PH) in the creation and editing of text, photo and video content. Forbes will work to manage the digital budgets of the publications and coordinate digital advertising campaigns as well.

“It’s a joy to share the great news of Sam Forbes employment at North American Whitetail,” Editor-in-Chief Haynes Shelton said. “Sam is a long-time friend of mine, and I eagerly anticipate the major impact he’ll have on NAW’s digital presence, especially now, when that arm of our business is growing stronger.”

“We couldn’t be more excited to have Sam Forbes as an important part of our talented team at Petersen’s Hunting,” Editor-in-Chief David Draper said. “His passion and knowledge are evident in his work, and he’ll help us deliver educational, informational and entertaining content to our readers.”

A resident of Goochland, Virginia, Forbes graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in Visual Arts. Prior to his start at OSG, Forbes served as Photographer of Creative Services at C. Forbes Inc.

Forbes brings a high level of ambition, focus and talent to his new work team. Stay tuned to NAW and PH web and social pages as new content becomes available in 2021.

About Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing: As a premier destination for the most avid outdoors enthusiasts, Outdoor Sportsman Group’s publishing division is widely recognized for its strong special-interest multichannel brands, including Guns & Ammo, Game & Fish, Petersen’s Hunting, In-Fisherman and 12 other leading magazines that reach more than 28 million readers. Outdoor Sportsman Group’s network of websites, including OutdoorChannelPlus.com, BassFan.com, Outdoorchannel.com, Sportsmanchannel.com and WFN.com, attracts more than 78 million annual unique visitors, and OSG TV produces hundreds of TV episodes of original branded hunting, sport shooting and fishing programming that airs on Outdoor Sportsman Group’s broadcast entities. Visit http://outdoorsg.com for more information. #MyOutdoorTV



Tom Caraccioli | Outdoor Sportsman Group | 212.852.6646 | Tom.Caraccioli@OutdoorSG.com