Andrew McKean, Author: Andrew McKean is the Editor of Outdoor Life magazine and a lifelong outdoorsman. Raised on a Missouri farm, he grew up hunting deer, turkeys, predators, and upland birds. A former newspaper and magazine editor, McKean is the author of Hunting the West. He served a stint as editor of Rocky Mountain Fishing & Hunting News before joining Outdoor Life as its Western Columnist. He later joined the magazine staff as Hunting Editor and Optics Editor, Titles he still holds. He is a Hunter Education instructor and Scout leader. In his career with the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks, he took national honors from the Association for Conservation Information for magazine writing. He has hunted around the world with a rifle, shotgun, and bow for big game, birds, predators, and small game. McKean lives on a ranch in Glasgow, Montana with his family.