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Charitable Trust draw winners

Five Guild members who subscribe to the Guild’s Charitable Trust 200 Club were lucky enough to win cash prizes in the first of two draws being held this year. New member, PR specialist Mike Humphrey, drew the top prize of £250 at the Guild’s annual…

 

New Crops and Farmers Weekly arable editor

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. “I spent the past four years as Poultry World editor, working in a…

 

Rachel takes on IFAJ newsletter

Guild member Rachel Queenborough has been appointed editor of the regular newsletter published by IFAJ, the international farm journalists’ organisation. Rachel will be responsible for collating and editing copy from the 29 member countries and…

 

Doreen leads PR service at RDP

Journalist and public relations specialist, Doreen Forsyth, has joined fellow Guild member Angus Chalmers at RDP Advertising & Marketing, the full service agricultural communications agency. “Doreen will be in charge of our PR department,…

 

Award opportunity for food works

Members who write, broadcast or publish material on food topics are invited to enter the annual awards organised by the Guild of Food Writers. Articles on cookery, healthy eating and restaurants may not be within the scope of most Guild of…

 

Karen completes cancer charity's cycle challenge

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. The total…

 

Karen completes cancer charity's cycle challenge

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. The total…

 

Joe Watson wins 2009 Stuart Seaton Award

The Guild's Stuart Seaton Award for regional papers and their agricultural / rural journalists was presented at the AgriLIVE Smithfield event. The award was open to non-members of the Guild for the frst time to give regional correspondents the…

 

Clean sweep for Wayne Hutchinson in 2009 Photography Award

The Guild's revived photographic award attracted an encouraging entry of 60 images, more or less evenly divided between the four categories – People, Livestock, Crops and Landscape.  Unknown to the judges, all the images chosen as the category…

 

Winners unveiled for 2009 Perkins Power on the Farm Award

The exotic surroundings of the Babylon Restaurant at the Roof Gardens in London was the select venue for the Guild's Perkins-sponsored Power on the Farm journalism award presentation. Stephen Smith, director of sales to agricultural vehicle…

 

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