DDH Contributor Steve Sorensen Wins Top Writing Award

Deer & Deer Hunting contributor Steve Sorensen received the 2015 Pinnacle Award from the Professional Outdoor Media Association, a national organization promoting the traditional outdoor sports.

DDH contributor Steve Sorensen with his POMA Pinnacle Award and a print of the buck he wrote about, the first one known to be ever recorded for a record score.

DDH contributor Steve Sorensen with his POMA Pinnacle Award and a print of the buck he wrote about, the first one known to be ever recorded for a record score.

With sponsoring partner Mossy Oak, POMA offers the Pinnacle as is its highest honor for exceptional journalistic achievement and creative work in the outdoor press. POMA gives only one Pinnacle Award annually in six categories: Newspaper/Internet Article, Magazine Article, Book, Broadcast Media, Art and Photography, and Wildlife Conservation.

Sorensen took the top award in the Magazine category for his article, “The Arthur Young Buck – 1830,” the historic tale of a McKean County, Pa., buck, the earliest animal recognized in any big game record book in the world. It was published in the December 2013 issue of Pennsylvania Game News magazine. A shortened version appeared in Deer & Deer Hunting.

Besides the 2015 Pinnacle, Sorensen has won many state awards. His newspaper column, “The Everyday Hunter,” is a three-time winner of “Best Newspaper Column” from the Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association. His column regularly appears in the Olean Times Herald (NY) and the Forest Press (PA).

He has published feature articles in a variety of magazines including Outdoor Life, Sports Afield, Deer & Deer Hunting, North American Whitetail, Pennsylvania Game News, Ohio Valley Outdoors, and more. He is content editor for the Havalon Sportsman’s Post from Havalon Knives, a field editor for Bear Hunters Online and Deer Hunters Online, and a popular speaker at sportsman’s dinners.

Sorensen has also authored three books: Growing Up With Guns (2013), and two volumes in The Everyday Hunter Handbook Series: Secrets of Using Pre-Orbital Gland Lure (2014) and A 30-Day Hunt for Faith (2015).

Sorensen lives in Russell, Pa., with his wife Barbara, and miniature groundhog dog, Remy. For more information about Steve, his writing and his speaking, go to www.EverydayHunter.com.


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