Winter Park, Fla. — Andrew Cox will join Marlin magazine as senior editor, it was announced today by John Brownlee, editor-in-chief, Marlin. His appointment is effective Sept. 29. In this new position, Cox will lead field efforts and content creation for all Marlin channels including print, Web, social media, events and more.
Cox, a passionate offshore angler, comes to Marlin with multiple years of experience in conservation outreach, fishery management and service on the Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Most recently, he was the chief government affairs officer at The Billfish Foundation.
Cox has fostered corporate partnerships and served in an outreach capacity through The Billfish Foundation, making himself well-known among the fishing community. He has been a contributing writer to Marlin magazine since 2013, focusing on the conservation column. His writings discussed fisheries policy and other international conservation matters impacting billfish, highly migratory species and the sport-fishing industry as a whole.
He received his master of science degree in marine affairs and policy from the University of Miami, after obtaining his bachelor’s in biology.
Marlin relays the thrill of the sport of billfishing through high-quality feature articles, using captains and mates as its writers and the best billfish photography on the market. The Travel Briefs column and news items appeal to both hard-core traveling fishermen and novice anglers. Covering prime marlin areas worldwide, Marlin is comfortable exploring any billfish destination on the globe.