Anchorage, Alaska - October 13, 2014 - 59th Parallel Productions Inc., a television entertainment company, announced today the addition of Scott Haugen as host to the Alaska Outdoors Television team joining its 8th season in production, airing weekly on the Outdoor Channel network.
For nearly 20 years noted outdoor author and TV host, Scott Haugen has been a familiar name in the hunting and fishing world, “There’s no place I know that’s as captivating and inspirational as Alaska,” shares Haugen. “The people, land and wildlife are so unique, and there are many great stories to unveil.
Having lived for years in Alaska’s Arctic, and hunted and fished throughout the state, I’m elated to be part of the Alaska Outdoors team, and to return to the Outdoor Channel.”
When living in Alaska Haugen ran an extensive trapline, fished and hunted birds and big game. He also tracked down and killed a man-eating polar bear with his Winchester .30-06 when living in a village bordering the Chukchi Sea, a story we look forward to sharing. “Having a host with a solid reputation in the outdoor industry, who has proven himself in the state for a quarter-century, adds great value to Alaska Outdoors TV,” offers Tim Delarm, Executive Producer of Alaska Outdoors TV.
Scott Haugen has hosted various shows for the Outdoor Channel’s original programming sector, including Adventures Abroad, Game Chasers and Salmon, Trout, Steelhead. Haugen has appeared on more than 400 TV episodes, penned over 1,700 magazine articles and written more than 15 books to include best-selling hunting and fishing books on Alaska, and is on the editorial staff of three Alaska-based magazines. He continues to write over 100 magazine articles a year and deliver over 50 seminars, annually, making him a great addition to the team.
Alaska Outdoors Television can be seen every week on the Outdoor Channel 3x weekly - Anchor slot Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time.