Www.muskoka411.com – founded by Stefan Ottenbrite in 2015 – is a local leading news platform for the cottaging destination of Muskoka. Www.muskoka411.com and its lead author and editor Stefan Ottenbrite have garnered a huge following spanning hundreds of thousands of viewers and readers comprising of Muskoka locals, cottagers, business owners, and celebrities etc. Www.muskoka411.com is the first to break many stories in the region and also provides the best coverage of events, which has made it a favourite among the locals.
Stefan’s love for journalism is what inspired him to start his own news platform. Ever since he was young, Stefan had been a very observant kid, he was always interested in knowing and documenting the local happenings. This seed of journalism germinated into a sapling when Stefan purchased his first camera. He now, not only had the power of words but also of pictures. His family and friends encouraged him to stay on this path and continue using his talent. A tour of City TV on Queen Street proved to be a pivotal moment in Stefan’s journalism journey. This episode gave him the nudge to lay down a firm foundation, and start a serious career as a journalist.
Stefan laid this foundation in the form of http://www.muskoka411.com. Since its inception in 2015, http://www.muskoka411.com has expanded rapidly and now covers regions all over Muskoka, Orillia, Parry Sound, Parry Sound District, Algonquin Highlands, Haliburton Major areas of Simcoe Country, Port Severn / Hwy 400 Extension, and Notable Provincial. http://Www.muskoka411.com also covers leading National and International stories with dedication. http://Www.muskoka411.com has eyes and ears everywhere and uses them to cover everything – from local to global.
Stefan has had a long celebrated career: he once investigated and reported on an arson incidence for Jewel 88.5 FM, which won him the best radio news award from Reel police in 2007.
Stefan is a huge spokesperson for the youth and champions the values of journalism, a guest speaker at Seneca College for Radio Students and Employment Services, he makes the most of these opportunities to motivate all those who have chosen journalism as a career.
Furthermore, Stefan supports the career choice of the youngsters by giving them employment opportunities. He hires the locals and students and polishes them into being good journalists.
http://www.muskoka411.com is trusted by a host of leading brands including Cottage Life, Toronto Auto Show, Shaw, Franks Red Hot, Tim Hortons, Georgian College, Deerhurst Resort, Canadian Tire, Sirius XM Radio, Boots and Hearts, Muskoka Chrysler, Jones Soda, The Brick. All-State Insurance, Leon’s, Touchstone Resort, Domino’s Pizza, and District of Muskoka.