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Guild remembers Peter Ryder

A former stalwart of the Guild, retired member Peter Ryder, has died at his home aged 91. Peter served the Guild for many years on the management Council throughout his career as a journalist, an in-house PR man and while running the Lancer PR…

 

Subscription deferrals for those in need

With the current situation causing income and cashflow challenges, the directors of the Guild have agreed to offer deferred subscription payments for those members facing especially difficult financial circumstances. If you are affected in this…

 

AGM Report 2020

Peter Hill reports from the Guild's 2020 AGM. The Annual General Meeting. Never the most scintillating event for any organisation but an important one, nonetheless, since it facilitates democratic elections and gives Guild members direct…

 

Jez Fredenburgh among IFAJ Caterpillar scholars

Two agricultural journalists – including one from the UK – have been announced as Caterpillar Development Scholars in the second year of a joint programme between the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) and machinery…

 

2020 Stuart Seaton Award opens

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 29 MAY Entries have opened for the Guild’s 2020 Stuart Seaton Award – which celebrates high quality coverage of farming and rural affairs by regional newspapers. The award – which is made jointly to a journalist and their…

 

Five lessons learnt by a BGAJ chairman

In March, Catherine Linch stood down after two years as chairman of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists.  Olivia Cooper was voted in to the role and is already up and running with meetings and events to plan. As she left, Catherine…

 

Coronavirus – Support and help for BGAJ members

The guild has put together the following information and resources to help members during the coronavirus epidemic: Support for the self employed The following accountants have shown extreme kindness in offering a free consultation with any…

 

Coronavirus - Fortnightly Zoom call for Agri-comms folk

NEXT CALL: Friday, 15 May, 2pm. Check your e-newsletter for the link and password. A fortnightly Agri-comms Zoom call is being started by Jane Craigie to give an informal social opportunity for journalists and agri-comms people isolated in their…

 

Join the 2020 BGAJ AGM online

Friday, 27 March 2020 – 12 noon to 1pm The Annual General Meeting of the Guild will be held on Friday via the video conferencing system Zoom, enabling as many members as possible to participate. This technology, which has been made available to…

 

Coronavirus - BGAJ Charitable Trust

During this period of great uncertainty following the measures put in place to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, a reminder about the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists’ Charitable Trust. The Trust was created to provide help and financial…

 

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