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Our communications team works all over the country with the press and with our volunteers to keep them up to speed on all the great work we do on the ground and in the policy arena. 

For media inquiries:

Shauna Stephenson
National Communications Director
(307) 757-7861

Press contacts:

CHRIS HUNT

Chris Hunt is TU’s national editorial director in charge of digital content. He is based in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Call Chris: (208) 406-9106

SHAUNA STEPHENSON

Shauna Stephenson is the National Communications Director for Trout Unlimited. She is based in Pony, Montana.
Call Shauna: (307) 757-7861

JOSHUA DUPLECHIAN

Josh Duplechian is TU’s senior producer. He is based in Denver, Colorado.
Call Josh: (208) 241-4026

JENNY WEIS

Jenny Weis is the communications director and digital advocacy specialist for TU’s Alaska Program. She is based in Anchorage, Alaska.
Call Jenny: (952) 210-7095

KIRK DEETER

Kirk Deeter is the vice president and editor-in-chief of TROUT Media. He is based in Pine, Colorado.
Call Kirk: (303) 838-8708

SAMANTHA CARMICHAEL

Samantha Carmichael is the deputy editor of TROUT Magazine. She is based in Texas.
Call Samantha: (682) 248-6739

SAM DAVIDSON

Sam Davidson is the California Communications Director.  He is based on the Central Coast of California.
Call Sam: (831) 235-2542.

BRETT PRETTYMAN

Brett Prettyman is the Intermountain region communications director, covering Wyoming, Utah and Nevada. He is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Call Brett: (801) 209-5320.

MARK TAYLOR

Mark Taylor is the Eastern region communications director. He covers all states east of the Mississippi River, and is based in Roanoke, Virginia.
Call Mark: (540) 353-3556.

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