The Adirondack Explorer is dedicated to promoting the unique journalistic voice for the Adirondack Park has recently announced the appointment of Brandon Loomis. Soon, a senior environmental reporter, Brandon Loomis will join the Adirondack Explorer. Brandon Loomis started his professional journey at a newspaper in Jackson Hole where he covered the Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks during the build-up to wolf reintroduction.
Prior to this, during the mid-2000s he was city editor of the Juneau Empire in Alaska, even he worked at newspapers in Alaska, Idaho, Utah at the Chicago bureau of the Associated Press.
The Adirondack Explorer published in 1998, the non-profit Explorer gets the message out through its bimonthly magazine and its digital offerings, including the best-read online news journal in the Park.
Explorer Publisher Tracy Ormsbee said, “We are delighted the Adirondack Explorer has attracted such a talented and respected environmental journalist with deep knowledge of conservation science and public-land issues as well as a love of the outdoors.” Further, Tracy added, “He is dedicated to telling important stories that will help our readers understand the Adirondack Park and ways they can get involved in ensuring its future.”
Tracy said, “We look forward to watching where Brandon takes the Explorer and its websites next.”
Brandon Loomis born in Watertown and he lived there until his family resettled in Alaska, where he worked summers at a fish processing plant and at a pulp mill. Brandon completed his graduation from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism, where he studied forestry, water policy, conservation biology.