DECEMBER 6, 2018

Athlon Outdoors Adds Chad Adams as Digital Editor of

Athlon Outdoors Adds Former 3-Gun Nation Partner Chad Adams as Digital Editor of, Video Production Manager

Nashville, TN — Chad Adams has joined the growing Athlon Outdoors media team as the Digital Editor for, as well as the Video Production Manager.

Adams began his career in journalism as a U.S. Marine and continued it in the firearms industry upon discharge. In 2002, Adams began working for NRA as an editor with “Shooting Illustrated” magazine and later “American Rifleman.” During that time, Adams also began working in television, first as a reporter for “American Rifleman Television,” then as host of NRA’s “American Guardian.”

Many folks in the industry may know Adams from his role with 3-Gun Nation. For the past seven years, Adams was Partner/Vice President, Director of Communication & Public Affairs for 3-Gun Nation, which included shooting events, broadcast TV, website, bi-monthly magazines, social media, on-site event marketing and public affairs. He has experience with memberships, video production, script writing, live streaming, and on-camera talent. His show, “3-Gun Nation,” aired on Versus, NBC Sports, Sportsman Channel, Pursuit Channel, The Blaze and MAV TV.

"Chad’s résumé and skill set speak volumes about his capabilities. He brings the expertise necessary to produce great content and grow our audience even further. On top of that, he’s a former Marine, which is representative of the authenticity we want running,” said Matt Hogan, Athlon Outdoors’ Director of Digital Content. “Chad will also be assisting in the ongoing develop and growth of the Athlon Outdoors video production capabilities."

Video is an area of investment for Athlon Outdoors, which recently launched its own video player across its network with partner Brightcove.

About Athlon Outdoors:

Athlon Outdoors is the premier content source for the shooting lifestyle, personal defense, tactical and survival audiences. You can find them on Instagram at @AthlonOutdoors. You can also experience Athlon Outdoors content at any of its websites:

Media Contact:

Carrie Roeder, Senior Director, Marketing and Operation