Scott Carpenter has written extensively about Lake Erie as a newspaper reporter and freelance writer for more than 20 years. He is an award-winning journalist specializing in the outdoors, travel and the environment. His articles have appeared in newspapers, magazines, tourist publications and websites in the Great Lakes region.
Carpenter is public relations director for Metroparks of the Toledo Area, president of the board of Lake Erie Coastal Ohio, past president of the Outdoor Writers of Ohio and an officer of Hostelling International-Toledo Area.
He resides near Lake Erie in the Toledo suburb of Oregon, Ohio.