- This weekend at the 2011 Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) Business Conference in Odgen, Utah, POMA teamed up with Mossy Oak to name this year's winners of the Pinnacle Awards. Founded in 2006, the Pinnacle Awards recognize exceptional achievement in traditional outdoor sports-focused communications, including writing, photography/illustration/art, broadcasting focused on wildlife conservation.
Pictured above are a collection of this year's winners including Tom Gresham, Andrew Chamberlain, Kevin Reese, Brandon Butler and more.
See a complete list of the winners and their work below.
The 2011 POMA Pinnacle Award Honorees
Book: Winner: Lindsay Thomas Jr. - "Deer Cameras: The Science of Scouting" published by the Quality Deer Management Association
Outstanding Achievement: Andrew Chamberlain - "Cartridge Comparison" published by Chamberlain Development Publishing
Broadcast: Tom & Ryan Gresham, Gun Talk TV - America's Rifle broadcast on Versus
Outstanding Achievement: Chris Dorsey, Orion Multimedia, "Buccaneers & Bones: Silver Kings" broadcast on the Outdoor Channel
Magazine Article: Brandon Butler - "The Bear's Den" published in Traditional Bowhunter magazine
Outstanding Achievements: Tim Christie, "Memories in Blue Steel" published in Wyoming Wildlife magazine; Tom Keer, "Spey Casting" published in Fly Fisherman magazine
Newspaper/Web Article: Kevin Reese, "Finding Your Cheese" published in Navarro County Times newspaper
Outstanding Achievement: Harry Guyer, Jr., "The Old Man & the Perfect Christmas Gift" published in Bedford Gazette; and Kevin Reese, "Living and Leaving a Legacy" published on Outdoor Roadmap website
Photography/Art/Illustration: Winner: Tim Christie, "Bohemian Waxwing in Flight" published in Wyoming Wildlife
Outstanding Acheivement: Tim Christie, "The Stripper" published in Outdoor Life magazine
Conservation: Winner: John Jefferson, "The Ballad of Billy Sandifer" published in Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine
Outstanding Achievement: Steve Pennaz, "Silent Invaders" North American Fisherman, broadcast on Versus.