PC: Ellie Patterson

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About Steve

Steve Ettinger is a Nashville based writer, photographer, and creative strategist.

He uses words and images to tell compelling stories that capture your attention and make you laugh.

Steve is a frequent participant in storytelling events around the country and is a 5-time winner of The Moth StorySLAMS.

Since 2015 he has driven cross country seven times, plus lots of road trips in between. This inspired his most popular video to date >>> A Movie About Road Trips

He has worked with a wide range of clients in industries including travel, fitness, and education.


Steve is also a nationally recognized "kids fitness expert" and children's book author.  His first book Wallie Exercises (Active Spud Press), earned a bunch of awards and as People.com put it, "encourages kids to break a sweat- in the cutest way possible." 

During his road trips, Steve visits elementary schools to kids, teachers, and parents about the importance of exercise, mindfullness, and creative exploration.  To date he has visited about 200 schools and talked to over 100,000 students.

For speaking inquiries visit: www.SteveEttinger.com or email steve@activespud.com