Atlanta, GA – May 16th, 2017. Media Lodge, which combines original content with owned media properties and top industry bloggers to form an exclusive digital platform reaching over 17 million passionate outdoor enthusiasts each month, announced today the hiring of industry veteran Sammy Reese to the newly created position of Editor.
Sammy will work with writers, video producers, photographers and advertisers to provide an authentic editorial direction for Media Lodge’s owned digital properties, video productions and 1m+ social followers. He will also closely monitor industry trends and work closely with customers to create compelling content.
Additionally, Sammy will coordinate with Media Lodge’s widespread, exclusive blogger network to syndicate Media Lodge original articles and video productions.
Sammy is familiar to many in the outdoor industry. He has deep relationships from previous roles publishing special edition magazines, launching new titles and managing key industry events.
“As the industry leader that reaches people with a shared passion for hunting, firearms, fishing, camping and motorsports, Media Lodge continues to expand our owned web properties and original content”, said Jeff Siegel, CEO of Media Lodge. “Sammy will be critical to our Company’s evolution as we relentlessly find new ways to engage outdoor enthusiasts in powerful ways”.
“When the opportunity arose for me to join the leader in this space, I jumped at it”, said Sammy Reese, “Media Lodge allows me to dynamically share my passion and deep knowledge for the Outdoors with millions of people each month, work with a talented team and engage with great customers.”
Sammy holds a B.S. in Communications from Northeastern University. Prior to joining Media Lodge, Sammy was an instructor for SECFOR International. He is a retired Police Officer & Senior SWAT Sniper for the Escondido Police Department and a former Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps.
About Media Lodge:
Media Lodge has assembled a unique set of assets to engage with over 17m monthly Outdoor enthusiasts in authentic and powerful ways including GetZone.com, GunBroker.com, GunGenius.com and over 30 top industry bloggers. Media Lodge also produces video series including: “The Good Fight”, “American Nomads”, “Finding Fearless”, “Extreme Huntress”, Eye of the Hunter”, “In The Hunt” and “In The Zone”. In addition to fishing, camping and powersports, Media Lodge has become the largest firearms and hunting media platform, helping brands engage with enthusiasts across the best websites and exclusive, leading commerce engines. Media Lodge has invested heavily to insure partners understand their customers, research their competitors and realize manufacturing efficiencies.
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