Grayson Schaffer


Grayson is an award-winning writer and multi-media broadcast journalist who's spent the last decade at Santa Fe–based Outside magazine. As a staff writer at Outside, Schaffer has traveled to six continents, reporting on subjects ranging from deadly tornado outbreaks on the Great Plains to an avalanche on Mount Everest. Schaffer's videography and photography have appeared on Dateline NBC, the Discovery Channel, and CBS Evening News. As a personality and expert in the world of adventure, Schaffer has appeared on CNN, CBS, ABC, Fox News, MSNBC, the BBC, and NPR. The Dateline NBC documentary to which Schaffer contributed footage, "Everest Into the Death Zone," won a 2014 Edward R. Murrow Award for Use of Sound/Video. Schaffer lives in Santa Fe, where he skis, bikes, hunts, and fishes when he's not working.