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GETTING STARTED

Working in New York City as Outdoor Life’s editorial assistant, I process contracts for writers and photographers who contribute content about hunting, fishing, and shooting. I'm around these topics so much that I've gotten a pretty good feel for how and why people hunt, and I started to wonder if it was something I’d like to do.

I grew up hiking, horseback riding, and spending as much time outdoors as possible, and it seemed like hunting might be a natural extension of that. But I considered it to be out of reach because I had no background in the sport editor-in-chief Andrew McKean asked me to join him on a mentor- mentee hunt last spring, I accepted the offer with excitement and a little bit of trepidation.

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