Founded in 1984, SNEWS (Specialty News) is your insider source for outdoor and fitness industry news, products, trends and education. Our team of journalists reports on the latest topics with independence, integrity and inspiration.

Stories are published to our site as they break and distributed twice a week through our e-newsletters to subscribers. Click here to subscribe to SNEWS.

SNEWS publishes Retail College to educate retail staff on how to sell the latest outdoor and fitness products and technologies. The printed issues are mailed free to more than 1,000 specialty retailers and also available in digital format on our website.

We also publish the Outdoor Retailer Daily and SIA Snow Show Daily magazines, which are available free in print at the trade shows and in digital format on our website.

SNEWS is headquartered at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in beautiful Boulder, Colo., where we share offices with our sister Active Interest Media Outdoor Group publications, Backpacker, Climbing and National Parks Trips magazines.

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The people behind SNEWS

Kristin Hostetter  Editor- in-Chief

khostetter@aimmedia.com

617-921-5126

Kassondra Cloos  Assistant Editor

kcloos@aimmedia.com

303-253-6382

Gregg Thayer  Sales Manager

gthayer@aimmedia.com

303-253-6319

Brian Bauer – Subscription Sales & Inquiries 

bbauer2@aimmedia.com

303-253-6320