S2 Episode 12: Forrest Shearer

Professional snowboarder Forrest Shearer sits down with James at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market to discuss his career, passing the planet to the next generation and hope for the future.

You can find all Planet Service Announcement episodes here and where you find all your podcasts!

Apple Podcast:



Planet Service Announcement - Season 2

Planet Service Announcement is back! This season you’ll continue to hear from amazing voices in the environmental movement. Join us as we sit down with influential athletes, leaders in the industry, scientists, acclaimed photographers and 1% for the Planet members.

Planet Service Announcement - Season 1

In Season 1 of Planet Service Announcement, you’ll hear fascinating stories from leaders, musicians, photographers, adventurers, environmentalists and everyday people from all walks of life—who have a deep connection to our planet, and a commitment to save it. Catch up on all Season 1 episodes below:



After a spending the first half of his life wandering aimlessly, James Joiner has become an award-winning photographer and writer. He has served as a senior editor at Esquire and senior correspondent and video creative director at The Daily Beast. In 2016, he left a career in traditional journalism to focus on telling stories he finds compelling and creatively satisfying, often with an eye to conservation and the environment and inspiring people to get outside. Additionally, his analog photography work has garnered partnerships with legendary film makers Kodak and Polaroid, and his byline has appeared everywhere from Rolling Stone and National Geographic to Monster Children and The Flyfish Journal.

Recent commercial and creative partners include Patagonia, Specialized, Bandit Wines, Yeti, The Head and the Heart, Modest Mouse, Willie Nelson's Luck Reunion, Keen, and more. Committed to conservation and protecting our environment, James is proud to work with Protect Our Winters as a creative ambassador and 1% for the Planet as both individual member and ambassador. When not on the road chasing stories, James is at home with his family riding bikes, fly fishing, and chasing his dog. You can hear more of his story via this episode of Kodak’s Kodakery podcast.