Thinking Thoroughbreds? So is award-winning journalist and equinista, L.A. Sokolowski-Pomeroy, who will be attending EQUESTRICON, Thoroughbred horse racing’s premier convention, August 13-15, in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Equestricon™ is a first and only premiere horse racing lifestyle event of its kind designed to celebrate the sport of racing with its fans. Equestricon™ is an international horse racing convention, fan festival, and trade show that will bring fans, stakeholders, industry insiders and horseplayers together to participate in a lively atmosphere of engagement, discussion, and entertainment. Its highlights and guests include media icon and OTTB owner, Soledad O’Brien, who will deliver the ‘Aftercare Keynote,’ National Museum of Racing Hall of Famer and NYRA race caller Tom Durkin, and the team behind Triple Crown winner, Secretariat, as well as panels ranging from Women in Racing, Triple Crown Jockeys, Aftercare Pathways, and the Future of Racing Media and Marketing.
L.A. is credentialed to cover EQUESTRICON™ as working press and will have her riding boots on the ground in search of the people, stories and content that readers will appreciate in your editorial year ahead. Her award-winning contributions as an equestrian sports journalist and publicist were recognized in June with the 2017 AHP Chris Brune Spirit Award at the conference in Scottsdale, where she earned her second consecutive (and fourth overall) AHP award for excellence in equine journalism. In 2016 she received a Syracuse Press Club award for outstanding sports writing and in 2010-2011 earned back-to-back AHP Awards for best freelance equine journalism.
The New York State native began her career producing news on the Thoroughbred and Standardbred racing industries for Saratoga Springs-based OurTown TV after completing a B.A. in English/Journalism from SUNY-Albany. She graduated summa cum laude with an A.S. degree in Equine Business from Johnson & Wales University and went on to ghostwrite for eight-time Olympic Three-Day rider J. Michael Plumb, and oversee media relations for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics Committee, IHSA National Championships, Live Oak International, National Horse Show, USET and USET Festival of Champions, Winter Equestrian Festival and World Pair Driving Championships.
Let her help you get your editorial hoof in the door of this unique Thoroughbred industry opportunity. Email or text her now: PomeroyLA@aol.com or (413) 563-5895.
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