BWI’s Mission

Credit: Society of Professional Journalists

BWI’s Mission Statement

  • To provide a professional and fraternal association for writers, editors, publishers, photographers, videographers, artists, broadcasters and others involved in recreational boating and fishing.
  • To foster interest in recreational boating and fishing through articles, columns, and other documents in all media including magazines, newspapers, radio, online, TV, and books.
  • To encourage ethical standards in accord with the journalistic profession.
  • To keep the membership informed of: changes in the craft, publications and personnel; opportunities for career advancement; important events and dates; and vital regulatory or industry issues.
  • To encourage safe boating practices.
  • To provide forums for members to express their opinion, inform their peers and exchange views with marine industry stakeholders.