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Welcome to the Guild, Ellie Layton

21-years old Ellie Layton is a new recruit to the Guild having joined AgriConnect in January to work on Farmers Guardian and Dairy Farmer as a Livestock Specialist, covering livestock topics, shows and sales. She is farmers daughter living on a…

 

BGAJ Burns Supper to take place on 12 March

The Burns Supper organised by Scottish members of the BGAJ will take place in person on Saturday 12 March. It will be at 7pm at the Ballathie House Hotel, Stanley, Perth which has been the venue for previous Burns suppers. With continued support…

 

Meet new Guild member Katie Fallon

New Guild member, 23-year-old Katie Fallon, joined AgriConnect in January to report on livestock topics, shows and sales in Farmers Guardian and Dairy Farmer. “I’m very new to journalism,” she acknowledges. “I’m from a beef, sheep and dairy farming…

 

Marcello Garbagnoli steps into Theresa Eveson's shoes as FG picture editor

Guild member – and serial photography award winner – Marcello Garbagnoli has stepped up from his role as staff photographer at Farmers Guardian to become picture editor. The promotion follows the retirement of Theresa Eveson, a fellow member of the…

 

Registration opens for IFAJ World Congress 2022 in Denmark

Registration is now open online for the IFAJ World Congress 2022 in Denmark. The theme is Smarter Farming and Food Production for Green and Sustainable Growth, hosted by the Danish Food and Agricultural Journalists. The main IFAJ Congress will…

 

Barry Wilson

Barry Wilson, a long-time member of the Guild, died aged 83 on Christmas Day at his home in France after a lengthy career as a journalist covering the UK and global dairy industry. Born in Hull, East Yorkshire in 1938, Barry moved as a child to…

 

Entries invited for IFAJ Star Prize photography awards

With a clutch of experienced and highly skilled freelance photographers within our ranks and the Guild’s photography CPD training encouraging members to “take your camera off auto”, great things are expected for British entries in this year’s IFAJ…

 

Acclaimed agricultural journalism training course to return in 2022

A free training course designed to unearth the next generation of agricultural journalists will return in 2022 following a two-year absence. The British Guild of Agricultural Journalists’ John Deere Training Award has been running since 1991 and…

 

New Guild member Jenny Jefferies

New Guild member Jenny Jefferies is an author, farmer’s wife and mother of two girls, and a member of the Guild of Food Writers, which neatly introduces the subject of her two cook books – British food. “I wanted to join the Guild because I am so…

 

Guild Yearbook 2021/22 - are your details correct?

All Guild members need to check the details of their online profile in preparation for the directory listing in the next edition of the Yearbook being published in January. The much-valued Yearbook contains a directory of all members, their contact…

 

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