Tania Casselle, Writing and Mindfulness Workshop

Tania Casselle

By , May 2, 2019

TANIA CASSELLE is a writer and editor for magazines, books, and online media such as Forbes Travel, MSN.com, and AOL Travel. In this contemplative writing workshop with Sean Murphy, attendees explore how meditation and mindfulness practices can stimulate the creative process and open the mind to new possibilities.

Andrea Kupfer, Digital Marketing

Andrea Kupfer

By , May 2, 2019

As Catapult Creative Labs managing director, ANDREA KUPFER excels at building best-of-breed marketing campaigns that connect businesses with the right customers. She is a problem-solving junkie and strategic thinker with “the more complex the goal – the better” mindset.

Christina LoVullo, Marketing

Christina LoVullo

By , May 2, 2019

CHRISTINA ERB LOVULLO, the Creative Services Director at Catapult Creative Labs, brings a mix of journalism and corporate communications expertise. She got her start as a journalist, writing for The New York Times, Outside and Men’s Journal, before transitioning to brand communications. 

Sean W. Murphy, Writing and Mindfulness Workshop

Sean Murphy

By , May 2, 2019

SEAN W. MURPHY is the recipient of a 2018 National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship in Creative Writing, the author of three novels and one book of nonfiction, and is a recognized Zen meditation teacher. In this contemplative writing workshop with Tania Casselle, attendees explore how meditation and mindfulness practices can stimulate the creative process and open the mind to new possibilities.

Miriam Ortiz y Pino, Life Coach

Miriam Ortiz y Pino

By , May 2, 2019

MIRIAM ORTIZ Y PINO works with entrepreneurs and other busy and creative people to eliminate the distractions, simplify systems and create routines so they can do their best work and live a fuller life. She will moderate an interactive panel that explores ways to streamline your life to create more time to focus on what’s important to you.

Shelley Paulson, Photography

Shelley Paulson

By , May 2, 2019

SHELLEY PAULSON is an award-winning equestrian photographer based in Minnesota. Paulson will cover fundamentals of good photographic composition, then focus in on what elements a strong storytelling photo by dissecting some of the best journalistic images in history.

Kali Platt, Marketing

Kali Platt

By , May 2, 2019

KALI PLATT, Account Manager at Catapult Creative Labs, is an integrated communications and marketing ninja with more than 5 years’ experience working with leading, respected brands in the outdoor, equine, arts, food and beverage industries.

Erin Richards, Journalism

Erin Richards

By , May 1, 2019

ERIN RICHARDS is a national K-12 education reporter for USA Today who lives a dual life as a hunter/jumper enthusiast. Richards presents four journalism-related sessions at the 2019 AHP Equine Media Conference.

Jennifer Spelman, Photography

Jennifer Spelman

By , May 2, 2019

JENNIFER SPELMAN is a longterm documentary photographer and educator. Her presentation should give your imagination a boost and leave you with ideas for how to create a stronger sense of story in your images.

Milt Toby, Media Law

Milt Toby

By , May 2, 2019

MILT TOBY is president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, the country’s largest organization dedicated to freelance writers. He is frequent speaker on legal issues, the business of writing, and the publishing industry and presents two sessions on media law.

Steve Williams, Marketing

Steve Williams

By , May 2, 2019

An avid equestrian all his life, STEVE WILLIAMS is an accomplished promoter within the equestrian community. In his session on “3 Steps to Gaining Consumer Recognition,” Williams explains the three steps that can impact your marketing strategy and teach you to think differently about brand recognition.

David M. Braun, Keynote Speaker

By , April 5, 2018

DAVID M. BRAUN, a journalist for over 40 years, including more than 20 at National Geographic, presented the keynote address on How National Geographic Transitioned from a 130-year-old Legacy Print Brand to a Digital/Social Powerhouse at the AHP Equine Media Conference in Hunt Valley, Maryland in 2018.

Jacqui Banaszynski, Journalism

By , April 5, 2018

JACQUI BANASZYNSKI returned to an AHP conference for the third time with a Master Class, two journalism sessions, and reserved coaching sessions. “She’s one of the best speakers we’ve ever had. You could bring her back as many times as you like.” TRACY GANTZ

Glenn Hebert, Podcasting

By , May 3, 2018

GLENN THE GEEK reviewed the top 10 things he has learned in starting a successful podcast at the AHP Equine Media Conference in Hunt Valley, Maryland.  The list is based on his experience starting over 25 shows with 7,000 episodes over the last 10 years.  From the why to the how he provided the basics of Podcasting, one of the fastest growing media options.  

Shelley Paulson, Video Marketing

By , April 12, 2018

After 10 years of a successful photography business, SHELLEY PAULSON decided to take on a new challenge to learn video and filmmaking. She shared her tips in a two-part session on Six Super Simple Steps to Successful Video Marketing at the 2018 AHP Equine Media Conference in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

Rob Ristagno, Online Revenue

By , April 9, 2018

ROB RISTAGNO drives dramatic online revenue growth for content creators. He’s a professional speaker, author, and the CEO of The Sterling Woods Group, a firm that helps companies lock in 50%+ growth. He presented two sessions at the 2018 AHP Equine Media Conference in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

Jamie Samples, Social Media

By , May 8, 2018

After a life of entrepreneurial ventures and hours in the saddle, JAMIE SAMPLES launched Yellow Barn Media, a full service marketing firm in 2007. In her session, share shared five tips to succeed with your next Facebook Live broadcast.

Milt Toby, Media Law

By , April 9, 2018

AUTHOR AND ATTORNEY MILT TOBY is author of award-winning equine books and has been a presenter on media law at several AHP conferences. In 2018, he presented two legal sessions at the AHP Equine Media Conference in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

Christopher Ware, Sales

By , May 3, 2018

The last time your brain received a software update we were still living in caves. Sales expert, CHRISTOPHER WARE, presented a Sales Skills Workshop at the 2018 AHP Equine Media Conference in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

Jackie Baker, Digital Marketing Strategy

By , January 19, 2016

Jackie Baker is a marketing strategist with over a decade of agency experience, primarily digital, with a knack for getting inside the heads of businesses and consumers alike.

Jacqui Banaszynski, Journalism

By , April 27, 2017

Jacqui returned as an AHP speaker to present two half day workshops on journalism at the AHP Equine Media Conference, “Saddle Up for Scottsdale” in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Jacqui Banaszynski, Journalism

By , January 20, 2016

Jacqui Banaszynski is an endowed Knight Chair professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, where she works with the true storytellers of the 21st Century.

Scott T. Baxter, Photography

By , May 6, 2017

SCOTT T. BAXTER has been a professional photographer for over 25 years. His fine art photography of the American West has been exhibited in the Phoenix Art Museum, The Tucson Museum of Art, The Desert Caballeros Western Museum, and the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Museum.

Bob Boze Bell, Publishing

By , May 15, 2017

BOB BOZE BELL’s work has appeared in Arizona Highways, Playboy, National Lampoon, the Arizona Republic and True West magazine.

Patti Colbert, PCE Enterprises

By , May 24, 2015

PATTI COLBERT is a “hands-on” promoter for the horse industry. From starting at the age of nine with a paint pony to management of large equine facilities and organizations, she has “done it all.”

Paul DeHart, BlueToad, Inc., Digital Magazines

By , January 21, 2016

BlueToad now works closely with some of the largest commercial printers in the U.S. and helps thousands of content creators (from magazine publishers to corporate organizations) connect with readers around the globe.

Darrell Dodds, Photographer and Former Publisher/Editor

By , May 23, 2015

DARRELL DODDS retired from the equine publishing industry last year but remains active with his commercial and editorial photography business. During his nearly 40-year career, he published or edited five equine magazines.

Ryan Dohrn, Ad Sales

By , January 26, 2016

Ryan has been a guest speaker at AHP seminars several times and his sessions are always motivating and point-on.

Jakob Fenger, Mirabel Technologies

By , May 22, 2015

JAKOB FENGER is Product Manager for both the Digital Studio® and FlipandShare™, products with Mirabel Technologies. Fenger came to Mirabel Technologies after successful careers in professional soccer and real estate.

Glenn Hebert (Glenn the Geek), Podcasting

By , March 22, 2016

Podcasting is one of the fastest growing New Media Platforms in the world and the Horse Radio Network is one of the largest podcast networks in the world. Seminar attendees will get an opportunity to learn how a podcast might benefit and help grow your media business in Podcasting 101 presented by Glenn the Geek.

Joan Henderson, Texas Highways Magazine

By , May 26, 2015

JOAN HENDERSON is publisher of Texas Highways magazine and director for TxDOT’s Travel Publication section. Henderson came to Texas Highways in 2014 from Oklahoma Today magazine, where she served as publisher for nearly 20 years.

Erin Ryder Hsu, Kentucky Equine Research

By , May 21, 2015

ERIN RYDER HSU is Digital Marketing Manager for Kentucky Equine Research. Combining experience in equine editorial and marketing, Hsu makes the ever-changing (and sometimes overwhelming!) world of digital marketing fun and easy to understand.

Samir “Mr. Magazine™” Husni, Ph.D, Keynote Speaker

By , January 5, 2016

Dr. Samir Husni is one of the world’s most influential voices in global publishing, advising major publishing houses across the globe on their editorial and advertising strategies. When he talks, the magazine industry listens…” PRINTPOWER MAGAZINE

Kathryn Jones and Dan Malone

By , May 20, 2015

KATHRYN JONES has more than 30 years of experience writing for newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, The Dallas Morning News, Texas Monthly and Texas Highways. DAN MALONE is a veteran journalist and author. As a staff writer for The Dallas Morning News, Dan and a colleague won a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting.

Todd Krizelman, CEO and Co-Founder, MediaRadar

By , May 19, 2015

With his expertise in ad sales and innovation, TODD KRIZELMAN joined veteran web architect, Jesse Keller, to found MediaRadar in 2007. After years of thorough research, development, and data collection, MediaRadar is now the most comprehensive, data company focused on the ad sales market.

Carl Landau, Revenue Building Events

By , April 27, 2017

CARL LANDAU gets niche. He’s made millions starting and selling five niche magazines and two conferences and tradeshows in both the consumer and B-to-B publishing worlds. His unique insights into the needs of small-to-medium niche publishers inspired his wildly successful “Publishers Only” Niche Magazine Conference (2007) and his subsequent Niche Digital Conference (2009), and other events focused on the revenue concerns and business needs of niche media owners and publishers.

Chad Mendell, CowDog Media

By , May 18, 2015

CHAD MENDELL is the former executive editor of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care and TheHorse.com where he developed an array of online educational products from videos, newsletters, and webinars.

Katie Stern, Photography and Digital Media

By , April 27, 2013

KATIE STERN has been a professor for 19 years; 9 years teaching Photography/Photoshop and Graphic Design in Rhinelander, WI and 10 years teaching Computer Graphics and web strategic planning in the Human Technology Interaction/Web and Digital Media Development major at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Christopher Ware, Sales

By , May 3, 2017

CHRISTOPHER WARE is a media sales expert with 18 years’ experience in selling print and digital advertising, event sponsorships, and exhibit space. He has generated $20,000,000 in media sales for niche publications and events.

Brandon Roaten, Video Production

By , February 20, 2016

Brandon’s sessions are packed with practical ‘how to’ information. He is very professional, personable, and easy to understand.

Kim Walsh-Childers, Ph.D., Ethics in Publishing

By , March 28, 2016

Learn how developing your own code of ethics can help your staff, interns and freelancers produce ethically solid content.

Lou Scimecca, Pat Groshong, Bobbi Striegel, AXIS PRO

By , May 17, 2015

AXIS PRO, formerly Media/Professional Insurance, underwrites professional liability insurance for Media businesses including newspapers, magazines, book publishers, authors, freelancer writers, radio and television broadcasters and networks, advertising agencies, film producers and distributors, and multimedia companies including internet and online exposures.

Larri Jo Starkey, Editor

By , May 17, 2015

LARRI JO STARKEY spent 13 years in newspapers, writing headlines, correcting grammatical errors and riding herd on a wild crew of copy editors who were all committed to both the holy AP Stylebook and the principle that English is a living language. She now works as an editor for The American Quarter Horse Journal, where she can indulge her passions for writing, editing, photography and the American Quarter Horse.

Scott Trees, International Equestrian Photographer

By , April 21, 2015

As a creative artist, SCOTT TREES strives to bring the extraordinary out of the ordinary, not just in his work but in his life. This philosophy has served him well, and in the world of international equestrian photography and video production, Scott Trees has received prominent recognition.