Clarion Events Fire & Rescue Group is pleased to announce the return of Ed Ballam as Senior Editor of Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Magazine, where he previously served as the Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director from 1996 to 2009. In his new role, he will be responsible for the monthly editorial content of the magazine and the website, and will be reporting to Group Editor Bobby Halton.
He has been a professional writer and editor for 35 years, most recently as the Associate Editor for Firehouse. His work with photography, layouts, design, and original content has earned him multiple awards. “Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Magazine maintains a top resource for firefighters to make well-informed buying decisions, Ed’s industry knowledge and expertise further supports our efforts to continue to inform and address the needs of our industry as a whole” states Eric Schlett, Senior Vice President, Clarion Events Fire & Rescue Group.
Additionally, Ballam offers a wealth of knowledge as he is an Assistant Fire Chief with over 20 years of experience in the fire service, as well as certified with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. “We are excited to welcome such an experienced and dedicated member of the fire service to our editorial team,” Bobby Halton, Group Editor, Clarion Events Fire & Rescue Group.
About Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Magazine
Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Magazine is the only magazine writing exclusively for Fire Chiefs, Purchasing Committee Members, Trustees, Commissioners, Finance Committees and those whose job it is to buy Trucks, Tools, Turnout Gear and Firefighting Equipment. They read Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Magazine for news and insight to make well-informed buying decisions.
About Clarion Events Fire & Rescue Group
The Clarion Events Fire & Rescue Group provides critical cutting-edge firefighting and emergency medical service news, education, equipment and hands-on training. Through our industry-leading publications, digital media and events Clarion’s Fire & Rescue Group covers the latest developments and standards in apparatus and equipment, clinical breakthroughs, and training for firefighters, EMTs, paramedics and those professionals serving in the Fire & EMS Industries. We at Clarion Fire & Rescue hold ourselves to the strictest of standards, ensuring that our service to the first responders equals the industry’s tireless service to us all while maintaining our long-standing mission to “Train and Inform the Fire & EMS Industry.”