American Society of Magazine Editors

Kent Ebersole

General Manager and Vice President, Outdoor Group

Active Interest Media

Kent Ebersole is the general manager and vice president of Active Interest Media’s Outdoor Group. He previously served as publisher of Backpacker Magazine. Prior to Backpacker, Ebersole was Northwest sales director for and Eastern sales manager for Scuba Diving magazine. Ebersole has served as a consultant to leading outdoor brands, including Trimble Navigation, Probar and the Western Rivers Conservancy.