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Read about Guild events and activities, news about members and the publications and communications agencies they work for. Send your own news and pictures to keep fellow members informed.

Journalists/photographers: new job or responsibilities or an effective editorial campaign; industry award wins.

Publishers: new publications or updates to existing titles and websites; Guild member staff appointments.

PR/communications specialists: campaign successes and awards; Guild member staff appointments; tell journalists about the new clients you represent.

For News and Information published from mid-June 2010 to January 2011 read the Newsletters in the eAlert archive

Thursday, February 18, 2010
Elections to the Guild's management council are approaching – but the Guild is also set to host one of the first salvos fired in the battle for the rural vote in the General election.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Agricultural business and arable specialist Robert Harris has rejoined the Guild shortly after leaving Farmers Weekly to set up his own freelance communications business.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
The Farmers Weekly arable desk and specialist arable publication Crops have a new editor following Guild member Richard Allison's move from another Reed Business Publishing post.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Modern and vintage farm tractors and machinery are the specialist subjects of two new members of the Guild.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Guild member Sarah Trickett has been named as one of 10 young agricultural journalists from around the world that will be supported to attend the 2010 IFAJ Congress in Belgium.
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Guild members up to the age of 35 with an interest in food marketing can take part in a new competition with a first prize of £1,000.
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Guild member Rachel Queenborough has been appointed editor of the regular newsletter published by IFAJ, the international farm journalists' organisation.
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Journalist and public relations specialist, Doreen Forsyth, has joined fellow Guild member Angus Chalmers at RDP Advertising & Marketing, the full service agricultural communications agency.
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Members who write, broadcast or publish material on food topics are invited to enter the annual awards organised by the Guild of Food Writers.
Monday, February 1, 2010
Guild member Karen Wright, a journalist and PR consultant specialising in the livestock sector, has raised about £6,500 for Macmillan Cancer Care after taking part in the charity's Central America Cycling Challenge in December 2009.

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