Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Caleb Joins Gunup ! Very Cool!

Just got this press release fron Gunup.com.  Caleb will not only be Gunup's Director of Community Relations, he will also be joining the Gunup Pro Staff Team. I intend to stand as close to him as possible and hope that some of his mad shooting skills will rub off on me!


GUNUP.com names “Top Shot” Competitor and veteran blogger as Director of Community Relations

SEATTLE, WA (January 4th, 2010) GunUp.com, the authoritative community for gun enthusiasts to share, discuss, review and compare guns, has hired Top Shot Competitor and veteran blogger, Caleb Giddings (bio)  as their Director of Community Relations. In his new role, Caleb will manage community and industry relations, promote the GunUp brand, as well as continue to grow the GunUp Blog Network and GunUp Pro Staff.
Caleb started shooting competitively in college in the NRA’s Collegiate Pistol program.  After college, he branched into the action shooting sports, finding success in IDPA, Steel Challenge, and the Bianchi Cup.  Caleb’s success landed him a slot on the premiere season of History Channel’s hit reality show “Top Shot”, where 16 of the country’s best marksmen competed for a $100,000 prize.  In 2006, he founded Gun Nuts Media, which has grown to be one of the leading shooting sports blogs and websites.

“From the first time I met Caleb, I knew that there was a lot of great synergy between the great things he has done with Gun Nuts Media and the vision of GunUp”, says Dan Hall, CEO of GunUp.com. “Caleb is a master class shooter with strong ties to the industry and his passion for the community makes him a natural selection to head Community Relations as we grow. We are excited to have him on board. “
“GunUp is the kind of company that builds on the vision I have for Gun Culture 2.0,” Caleb Gidding adds.  “The landscape of the shooting sports is changing at a fundamental level and I’m looking forward to making GunUp a big part of that.”
Besides promoting the GunUp brand and managing relations with the community, Caleb will also be joining the GunUp Pro Staff and will be contributing to the new GunUp.com Question and Answer section on their website. 
Caleb can be reached at caleb@gunup.com.
About GunUp, Inc.:
GunUp, Inc., located in Seattle, Washington, was founded in 2010 by Dan Hall, a combat veteran and firearms enthusiast. Working with a team of like-minded, internet savvy technicians and programmers, they created the only online firearms community where new and experienced gun owners can access current product information and subject matter experts in the firearms industry. www.gunup.com

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At Tuesday, January 04, 2011 3:56:00 PM, Anonymous Caleb said...

This also guarantees that I'll be at the next Gun Blogger Rendezvous. Looking forward to working with you!


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