Anietra Hamper traded television airwaves for airport runways and life’s never been the same.
Spending nearly 20 years working in the television news industry as a top-rated Anchor and Emmy nominated reporter, Anietra takes the same journalistic approach to her award-winning travel writing and photography as she does covering news stories. As a member of the prestigious Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) Anietra is a trusted asset to the editors who work with her.
Anietra’s niche and passion for fishing and outdoor adventure make her the perfect fit for her regular published outlets including Game & Fish, AAA Home & Away magazine, PlanetWare.com, USAToday, TourismOhio blogs, Ohio Outdoor News, FIDO Friendly magazine, Columbus Parent and Ohio visitor’s guides (hunting & fishing) among others. She is the author of Secret Columbus (Reedy Press), 100 Things To Do In Columbus Before You Die (2nd Edition, Reedy Press) and co-author of the bi-lingual book (Chinese & English) Yangzhou Through American Eyes. Anietra regularly appears as a guest expert on numerous podcasts and broadcasts speaking on travel, fishing and outdoor adventure.
As a public speaker, Anietra is attracting audiences that are inspired by her personal and professional transition to a life that lets passion lead the way. Her mindset and philosophy that “someday starts now” energizes her readers to put their bucket list dreams into motion, today. Anietra offers tangible advice on how to kick someday into high gear, because for her, someday is a way of life.
While working in television news, Anietra covered stories of triumph and tragedy. Her stories led her to hidden homeless camps, interviews with presidential candidates and pulling 9G’s in an F-16 fighter jet with the U.S. Thunderbirds. Through the people and experiences that she encountered, Anietra learned that life is too short to put off the things you love.
Whether Anietra is writing articles, photographing, speaking, producing videos or representing companies to her growing allegiance of fans, her inspiring spirit shines through.
What are you waiting for? Someday Starts Now.