Media Requests

If you would like to interview TA, please email her using “MEDIA REQUEST” in the subject line. TA’s site moderator will pass on the request to TA. You can also reach TA at the phone numbers below (when she is not away on expeditions):


Recent Media Coverage:

The MUN Gazette: Adapt and Overcome: HKR professor pivots from outdoor to indoor in a handful of weeks July 23, 2020

VOCM: Adults Need to Lead by Example to Get Children Active: MUN Professor June 20, 2020

VOCM Outdoor Hour Show: More than a Mountain April 12, 2020

Canadian Geographic: Canada’s 90 Greatest Explorers: Crucial Communication January 31, 2020

VOCM: From Lifting Shovels to Lifting Weights: The Challenges of Getting Back into Normal Routines January 26, 2020

The Telegram: Keeping hydrants cleared of snow ‘good community service’ January 22, 2020

VOCM: MUN Using All-Terrain Wheelchairs To Grant Freedom To Explore July 8, 2019

Tiptoeing Through: Outdoor Inclusion Summit June 5, 2019

VOCM: Portugal Cove-St. Phillips Hosts First Health And Wellness Expo Jan. 12, 2019

VOCM: Kids Need to get more active and outdoors MUN Professor Dec. 3, 2018

The MUN Gazette: Pinnacle achievement: International honour for lifelong contribution to experiential education November 15, 2018

The Southern Gazette: Mental Health wellness event in Marystown focuses on the importance of laughter March 9, 2017

The Telegram: In 2017, What Mountain will You Climb? Jan. 6, 2017

CBC News: TA Loeffler recovering from mountain sickness after Everest airlift May 16, 2016

CBC Television: Dragging Tires up Signal Hill April 4, 2016

Nature Conservancy Blog: Ingredients of a Great Explorer (Part Two) March 9, 2016

Nature Conservancy Blog: Ingredients of a Great Explorer  (Part One) March 7, 2016

Best Health: Get in Shape with Hockey Feb. 29, 2016

The Telegram: Local woman named one of country’s greatest modern explorers Feb. 9, 2016

Canadian Geographic: Canada’s greatest modern women explorers Jan. 28, 2016

The Packet: Reaching for the top Jan. 19, 2016

CBC: 9 volcanoes and a mountain: T.A. Loeffler’s latest climb in El Salvador Jan. 17, 2016

VOCM: MUN Prof and Climber Sets Sights on Mount Everest Once Again Jan. 17, 2016

The Telegram: Crater Adventurer Jan. 10, 2016

NTV News: MUN Professor Returns from Adventure Climbing Nine Volcanoes Jan. 10, 2016

The Lewisporte Pilot: To the Top with TA Sept. 30, 2015

MUN Today: Accessing the Great Outdoors Sept. 14, 2015

Canadian Geographic: Canada’s Greatest Explorers 100 of the Nation’s Top Modern-Day Trailblazers, May 16, 2015

The Labradorian: Big Dreams, Big Goals  March 27, 2015

VOCM News: Educator and Climber Collecting Dreams at Schools Around Province  March 27, 2015

The MUN Gazette: Out and About Feb, 26, 2015 (page 11)

Academic Affairs: Bringing the Mountain to Her Classroom  February 3, 2015

In Conversation: August 12, 2014

The MUN Gazette: Great Big Walk July 2, 2014

Definitely Not the Opera: What Happened When You Pushed Your Limits Show  Jan. 11, 2014

MUN Today: No Missed Opportunities, Jan. 4, 2014

The Telegram: Royal Canadian Geographical Society adds 4 Newfoundlanders to Fellowship, Dec. 10, 2013.

MUN Today: The 50 Pond Summer, Sept. 30, 2013

Definitely Not the Opera: Live Show-It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, Sept. 11, 2013

MUN Today: Recreation Boot Camp, July 2013

CBC Radio: Trail Rider on the Rock, July 2013

MUN HKR: Recreation Rocks June 2013

MUN HKR: Hitting the Trails April 2013

The Huddle: Finding Your Everest: An Interview with Dr. TA Loeffler February 14, 2013

MUN Gazette: A decision to participate  October 12, 2012

MUN Today: HKR professor takes teachable moments to a whole new level May 31, 2012

The Telegram: Local university prof climbs highest mountain in Antarctica January 4, 2012

MUN Today: HKR professor heads to Antarctica to reach number six of the Seven Summits December 6, 2011

The Gazette: Got Friluftsliv? August 31, 2011

Radio Noon Cross Talk: How Do you Stay Active February 25, 2011

The Gazette: Life-Changing Experience Dec. 16, 2010

The Western Star:  “Try again: Climber hopes” June 18, 2010

The Western Star:  ” Mountain climber addresses women’s group” March 9, 2010

The Mirror  “Professor gives motivational speech”  February 24, 2010

The Nor’wester  “Renowed mountain climber visits Springdale”  February 4, 2010

The Scope:  “To the summit” January 12, 2010

The Outside Blog: ” Interview with Alan Arnette” January 11, 2010