In addition to serving as the current Executive Vice President and co-owner of Schilling Media, Inc. a Native American owned Media and Media Relations Corporation, Vincent Schilling is an enrolled member of the St. Regis Mohawk tribe and an Award-Winning Native American author, Photojournalist and Public Speaker that has traveled all over the United States and into Canada. He is also the host of his new blog talk radio show, Native Trailblazers which airs every Friday at 7 P.M. Eastern Standard Time www.blogtalkradio.com/NativeTrailblazers which was nominated for a 2011 Aboriginal People’s Choice Music Award for “Best Aboriginal Music Radio Station / Program” www.AboriginalPeoplesChoice.com. The show has also won for three years in a row the Silver Arrow award from Spirit Wind Records for outstanding contributions to Native American Music. As a nationally acclaimed Photojournalist, Vincent Schilling has contributed hundreds of articles to national publications such as Indian Country Today Media Network (the leading Native American news publication in the United States) Arthritis Today, Woman’s World, Winds of Change, The Tribal College Journal, Children’s Digest and regional publications in his hometown of Virginia Beach such as Inside Business, The Virginian-Pilot and Tidewater Parent. His first book, “Native Athletes in Action” has won distinction with a Moonbeam Children’s award in multicultural non-fiction and acclaim as book of the month from “Native America Calling” A nationally syndicated Native American radio show. He later released his second book, “Native Men of Courage,” in the summer of 2008 and his third book “Native Musicians – In the Groove,” as part of a growing “Native Trailblazer Series.” He has just released his latest book in the Native Trailblazer series about Native Environmental champions entitled “Native Defenders of the Environment.” www.NativeVoicesBooks.com. As an author and photojournalist, Vincent Schilling has met and spoke with a multitude of amazing people in his adventures to include John McCain, Retired Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, and a plethora of award-winning Native American musicians and artists to include Mary Youngblood, Crystal Shawanda, Gabriela Ayala and Michael Bucher. As a public speaker Vincent Schilling has shared his experience and expertise with public, private and tribal schools and colleges, The U.S. Military, Lockheed Martin and several other public, governmental and private entities to speak about diversity in the workplace and in schools, Native American history in the U.S. and in Virginia and ways to overcome the stereotypes of Native American people today. He also loves photography and has had the pleasure of photographing amazing people such as Barack Obama, Sarah Palin, John McCain and many others. To see some of his photos visit http://vincentschillingportfolio.shutterfly.com Vincent now lives in Virginia Beach with his beautiful wife Delores. Together, they have traveled all over the country and Vincent has been fortunate to share his experiences with Native youth and others as far away from his hometown of Virginia Beach as Ronan, Montana.