Editorial Submission Guidelines

The editorial committee approves the editorial calendar and topics for the Powerlineman Magazine as we celebrate our 22nd Anniversary. Our editor identifies potential topics and reaches out to possible contributing authors. Article themes may include safety, technical, community-based/public outreach, implementation/case study, or regulatory.

Please follow these guidelines:

  • 1200-1500 words (longer articles may be accepted space permitting)

  • High-resolution color photos or graphics (jpg format); submit as separate files, not embedded in Word

Provide author e-mail for readers to contact and jpg photo of author

Please submit all articles to Byron Dunn @ byrond@powerlineman.com. Include the article as an attachment to your message.

Format: Files should be in Word format.

Editorial Calendar Themes

Spring 2019 – distributed at lineman rodeo event (editorial due Jan 11)

  • Colleges and Training

  • Rodeo Calendar

Safety and History articles

Summer 2019 – distributed at lineman rodeo event (editorial due Apr 19)

  • What’s New Out There in Equipment?

  • Stories from the Field

Safety and History articles

Fall 2019 – distributed at ILR and ICUEE (editorial due July 19)

  • Safety and History articles

  • Rodeo results

Winter 2019 – Rodeo Update & Buyer’s Guide issue (editorial due October 1)

  • Buyer’s Guide for 2020

  • Rodeo Update