Melinda Mize has worked in marketing at Pradco (Rebel, Booyah, Bomber, Yum and other brands), Costa Del Mar sunglasses and Huk Performance Apparel. She’s also a tournament angler whose father AND mother are tournament anglers.
You might think she had the golden ticket to work in the outdoors industry, but she got in the door the old fashioned way – through networking. Today Melinda take us through her journey to get started in the fishing industry and shares her best tips for how you can do it too.
3 of Angie T’s Keys you will hear in this episode are:
- Go to where the brands are in order to meet the right contacts
- Be willing work hard and have a great attitude
- Know your strengths and play to those strengths
This is an insightful conversation about fishing sponsors and fishing sponsorships but will also help anyone looking to get a job in the fishing industry.