Barbara Steinberg's professional travel writing and editing career began in 1990 with Visit California as publications director for the California Official State Visitor’s Guide & Travel Planner, California Official State Map, and VisitCalifornia.com website.
Wilmer started his journalism career as a copy boy for the Wall Street Journal. He has served as travel editor and columnist for numerous newspapers and lifestyle magazines, including Tahoe Quarterly, Central Coast Magazine, and travel editor at Las Vegas Magazine for five years.
Meade Fischer, an OWAC board member and former president, is also a member of Bay Area Travel Writers. A former teacher, he now works as a freelance outdoor writer as well as a book author—9 self-published, both fiction and outdoor-related non-fiction.
By Meade Fischer - It’s been a good year for some of our members who won multiple awards at our recent Big Bear conference. John Poimiroo walked away with 5 awards: including first places-- Best Outdoor Medium for his “California Fall Color,” Best Outdoor Newspaper Column for “California Rambling,” Best Outdoor Action Photograph…