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Samantha Tisdel Wright

Writer, Journalist, Editor, Poet

Silverton, Colorado

Samantha Tisdel Wright

A kick-axe writer.

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Ouray Ice Park Guide 2019-2020

The official guide for the world-famous Ouray Ice Park.
Peak Event Publications Link to Story
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The Man, The Mogul, The Mountains

Telski CEO Bill Jensen's excellent adventures.
Adventure Guide Link to Story
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A Winter of Discontent

Behind-the-scenes battles at the Ouray Ice Park.
San Juan Independent Link to Story
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From Mining Gold to Farming Ice

How an Icy Manmade Playground Transformed Ouray’s Wintertime Economy.
Real Small Towns Link to Story
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Jeff Lowe's Theory of (Losing) Everything

A years-in-the-making film project celebrates the life and times of visionary climber Jeff Lowe.
San Juan Independent Link to Story
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Ouray Ice Park Guide 2018-19

The OFFICIAL guide to the world-famous Ouray Ice Park and 2019 Ouray Ice Festival.
Peak Event Publications Link to Story
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Ouray Ice Park Guide 2017-18

The OFFICIAL guide to the world-famous Ouray Ice Park and 2018 Ouray Ice Festival.
Peak Event Publications Link to Story
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Ouray Ice Park Guide 2016-17

The OFFICIAL guide to the world-famous Ouray Ice Park and 2017 Ouray Ice Festival.
Peak Event Publications Link to Story
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Ouray Ice Park Guide 2014-15

The OFFICIAL guide to the world-famous Ouray Ice Park and 2015 Ouray Ice Festival.
Peak Event Publications Link to Story
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Kilian Jornet Sets New Record in Hardrock 100

1st Place in Sports: General Reporting – Top of the Rockies Excellence in Journalism Awards 2014
The Watch newspaper Link to Story
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Norwegian Sets New Antarctic Record

Borge Ousland looks downright "normal" for a man who has just skied across Antarctica.
Antarctic Sun Times Link to Story
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The Fight for Equal Access to Camp Bird Road

The Camp Bird Road offers access to a shameless extravagance of skiing, mountaineering and ice climbing opportunities.
San Juan Independent Link to Story

About

Samantha Tisdel Wright

Samantha Tisdel Wright is a nationally recognized independent journalist and freelance writer based in Silverton, Colorado.

She is the recipient of the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Breaking News from the Society of Professional Journalists for her reporting on a double-fatality at the Revenue Mine near Ouray, Colo. in 2013. She has also won numerous awards from the Colorado Press Association and The Society of Professional Journalists' Colorado chapter. 

Before settling into her career in journalism (and settling down to raise a family), Wright explored far-flung corners of the world ranging from the Silk Road to the Killing Fields to the crocodile-infested rivers of Queensland, Australia. She has pulled pints in a 500-year-old English pub, cast nets from a commercial fishing boat in Alaska, taught English in the People’s Republic of China, and worked as a firehouse dispatcher and science writer at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. 

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http://about.me/samanthatisdelwright/#

Skills

  • Enterprise reporting
  • Photojournalism
  • Columns
  • Travel writing
  • Copy editing
  • Lay-out
  • News writing
  • Feature writing
  • Interviewing
  • Specialty publications
  • Line editing
  • Page design
  • Editorial project management
  • Op Ed
  • Breaking news
  • Profiles
  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Press Releases
  • Publicity
  • Environmental journalism