Press Release: Solo Travel Girl Wins Awards from Outdoor Writers Group

In case you haven’t heard, Solo Travel Girl won Excellence-In-Craft Awards during the 2019 Florida Outdoor Writers Association Annual Conference last month in Daytona Beach! Read on for the press release.

That's Me with My Awards! Unfortunatley it's a Selfie Because I Was the Event Photographer and Didn't Get a Chance to Have Someone Snap a Proper Photo.
That’s Me with My Awards! Unfortunatley it’s a Selfie Because I Was the Event Photographer and Didn’t Get a Chance to Have Someone Snap a Proper Photo.

NORTH PORT, Fla. (Oct. 08, 2019) – Travel and outdoor blogger Jennifer A. Huber received four Excellence-in-Craft awards during the 2019 Florida Outdoor Writers Association Annual Conference in Daytona Beach, Fla., on Sept. 19. Her blog, SoloTravelGirl.com, earned three awards including first place in the Family Participation in the Outdoors category for her article “Florida Travel: Teen-Owned Sage Paddle Company Offers Fab Fun on Navarre Beach.” That same article received third place in the Blog Post category.

She was presented the Best from Conference award for articles inspired from the 2018 FOWA conference in Florida’s Adventure Coast, Hernando County. These include “Florida Travel: Spending Time with Weeki Wachee’s Mermaids” and “Brooksville’s Distillery in the Wilds of Florida.”

Her radio show, Solo Travel Girl’s Adventures Near & Far, which aired on North Port’s community radio station WKDW 97.5 FM for most of 2018, received an award in the Radio/Podcast category. Huber’s story on “Women Making Waves,” which is about the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s initiative to recruit and retain female anglers, received second place.

Huber founded the popular solo female travel blog, SoloTravelGirl.com, in 2009. Through sharing personal experiences, she inspires and empowers others to travel alone, not lonely. She has been a member of the Florida Outdoor Writers Association since 2008. Huber serves on the not-for-profit’s board of directors as First Vice President. She will serve a one-year term as the organization’s president beginning in January 2020. A native of Western New York, she followed a hiking trail in 1997 and found her way to Florida. She has lived in North Port since 2012.

Florida Outdoor Writers Association.
Florida Outdoor Writers Association.

About FOWA

The Florida Outdoor Writers Association is a not-for-profit statewide paid professional communicators organization made up of the outdoor industry’s top communicators, conservationists and industry related companies with a mission to heighten the education of the outdoors. Learn more about FOWA at www.fowa.org.

Headshot of Jennifer A. Huber

Caption: Travel and outdoor blogger Jennifer A. Huber of North Port, Fla., received four Excellence-in-Craft awards during the 2019 Florida Outdoor Writers Association Annual Conference in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Credit: SoloTravelGirl.com
https://www.dropbox.com/s/gtpr7cvy7bb7mng/Huber-Headshot-Sept2019.JPG?dl=0

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Author: Solo Travel Girl

Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led Jennifer Huber, aka: Solo Travel Girl, to a career path in tourism. She has worked in the tourism industry for more than 20 years including 10 years with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley and Everglades National Park. She currently lives in Southwest Florida, and maintains this travel blog with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely.

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