Upland Nation

Bird hunting magazines: how they’re made and why. Editor Jake Smith takes us behind the presses at Pointing Dog Journal and Retriever Journal.

May 28, 2020

From how stories and images get chosen, to what readers want from their magazines, editor Jake Smith takes us deep into the world of sporting magazines. Plus, a preview of the next issue of Pointing Dog Journal.

Jake's wildlife background and journalism experience combine to provide us with hunting tips and advice, too. Plus great stories, insights into dogs and people, public access suggestions and dog training strategies.

Interested enough to subscribe? Go here for PDJ or here for Retriever Journal.

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