British Guild of Agricultural Journalists
International Contacts, Annual Congress Tours, Professional Development, Writing & Photo Awards, Freelance Directory
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Welcome to the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists

Representing Agricultural Communicators

The Guild represents editors and journalists, broadcasters, photographers and PR/marketing specialists working in agriculture, commercial horticulture and other rural industries.

Our members work freelance and full-time for newspapers, specialist publications, consumer magazines, in radio and on television, in online media, for agencies, commercial businesses and other organisations in the rural sector.

What's available through the Guild

  • International Contacts
  • Annual Congress Tours
  • Professional Development
  • Writing & Photography Awards
  • Farming Media Centre Directory
  • Networking and Social Events

Latest Guild News

Guild members are "vibrant, engaged and proactive" - A survey of Guild members, carried out by Map of Agriculture, has…

Guild Yearbook 2019 – check your entry! - Preparations are underway for the 2019 edition of the much-valued BGAJ Yearbook, which…

Obituary: Maxwell Reader - Long-standing Guild Member Max Reader (pictured above, centre, at the Guild's 2017 Harvest Lunch with…

Dates/Deadlines

Event: Shaping UK Agriculture Post-Brexit

Guild Council Meeting

Agri Hacks Burns Supper 2019

Bangers 'n' Beers 2019

Media Centre

A Guild resource you can search by name, location, skills and interests to contact:

  • Staff and freelance journalists
  • Radio and television broadcasters
  • Farm and rural photographers
  • Specialists in rural media and PR
  • Stakeholder and marketing communications
  • Rural magazines, newspapers and websites
  • Contract publishers

Click here to Search personnel by name, location, skills and interests.

Join Us!

Click here to view Guild membership benefits and to find out how to join.

Keep Up To Date

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eAlert Archive

Click here for monthly reminders and new member details.