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True North on Television!

True North is very pleased to announce that it was featured yesterday in a two part story on KDKA News.

After spending two days with reporter, David Highfield, and cameraman, Ian Smith, a few weeks ago (about which you can read in a previous blog, “True North prepares for Television“), the story finally aired in a two part series.  The first, during the 5:00 hour, showed David tagging along with a group of students during a “Basic Wilderness Survival” course as he learned about survival training.  Then, in the second piece which aired at 11:00, David worked to demonstrate some of his new found skills … including starting a fire as it rained!

BroadcastAnyway, you can just watch for yourself by clicking on the following two links:

1. Teaser (that ran throughout the day leading up to broadcasts)

2. Broadcast (David’s article includes the two video links)

Thank you, David and Ian, for preparing such a nice story and making this process much fun.

And, without a doubt, a tremendous amount of thanks to all the students of True North who really made this story possible.

Erik Kulick leaning aginst wall with True North badge on blue shirt

About the Author

Erik is the founder of True North Wilderness Survival School. He is a police officer, EMS provider, a Wilderness EMT, and a Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine. He has been featured in national and international media, including CNN, the Associated Press, and Backpacker. To learn more about Erik, visit him on LinkedIn and be sure to follow him on Facebook.

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