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Larry Claypool - Publisher

Larry Claypool

Larry Claypool, a lifelong Ohio Valley resident, is an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. He has 29 years of experience in the publishing industry. Larry Claypool spent 14 years as a sports writer, photographer and beat writer at The Review newspaper in East Liverpool, Ohio. He has won several Associated Press writing and photography awards. His work has appeared in several national and regional magazines and publications. Since coming to OVO, Claypool has earned First Place and Honorable Mention in the Best Group or Series of Photographs category in the Outdoor Writers of Ohio 2015 Craft Improvement Awards contest. The winning entry was titled, "Running a Trapline From a Jon Boat". The Hon. Mention entry was named, "Student Angler League Opener". He's also won the Conservation Communicator of the Year Award (2012) from the League of Ohio Sportsmen, "Best Radio Show" Special Recognition (2012) from Outdoor Writers of Ohio and Outstanding Media Achievement Award (2008) from the Outdoor Writers of Ohio. He is a member of Outdoor Writers of Ohio and Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association. In May of 2009, the OVO staff began producing a monthly outdoor newspaper, Ohio Valley Outdoor Times. The Times is a FREE publication with a current circulation of 10,000 per month. Since April of 2012, they've also produced the Mid-Ohio Valley Outdoor Times, which 5,000 copies are distributed in the Parkersburg, WV and Marietta, OH area. OVO can also be found on social media, including; Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube and Twitter.

phone: 330-385-2243


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