GAJ Joe Watson Legacy Fund RSS Feed https://www.gaj.org.uk/ en Joe Watson Legacy Fund to support CPD in 2021 https://www.gaj.org.uk/article/joe-watson-legacy-fund-to-support-cpd-2021 <p>Guild members will have an opportunity to enrol on a CPD course of their choosing, after trustees of the Joe Watson Legacy Fund – the Guild’s ‘other’ charitable trust – announced details of this year’s awards.</p> <p>Endowed with the surplus from the 2014 IFAJ Congress in Scotland, the Fund was established to ensure a lasting legacy from the event by promoting education in agricultural journalism and communication.</p> Thu, 11 Mar 2021 12:00:00 +0000 Guild of Agricultural Journalists GAJ1366 Joe Watson fund opens IFAJ Congress bursary applications https://www.gaj.org.uk/article/joe-watson-fund-opens-ifaj-congress-bursary-applications <p>The Fund’s Trustees are encouraging Guild members to follow in his footsteps with a fully-paid stipend for the 2020 IFAJ Congress in Denmark, from 24-28 June.</p> <p>The stipend will cover the costs of return flights plus accommodation during the congress. One Guild member will be selected by midnight on Friday 13 March.</p> Sun, 01 Mar 2020 12:00:00 +0000 Guild of Agricultural Journalists GAJ1255 More to US agriculture than tariffs and Trump https://www.gaj.org.uk/article/more-to-us-agriculture-than-tariffs-and-trump <p>The Joe Watson Legacy Fund bursary recipient Mick Roberts reports from the 2019 International Federation of Agricultural Journalists' Congress in Minneapolis, USA.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2019 12:00:00 +0000 Guild of Agricultural Journalists GAJ1211 Mick Roberts selected as Joe Watson stipendiary https://www.gaj.org.uk/article/mick-roberts-selected-as-joe-watson-stipendiary <p>Guild member Mick Roberts has been selected as the beneficiary of a stipend from the Joe Watson Legacy Trust to attend this year's International Federation of Agricultural Journalists’ Congress in Minneapolis, USA.</p> Wed, 01 May 2019 12:00:00 +0000 Guild of Agricultural Journalists GAJ1145 Joe Watson fund offers all-inclusive stipend to IFAJ Congress https://www.gaj.org.uk/article/joe-watson-fund-offers-all-inclusive-stipend-to-ifaj-congress <p>Trustees of the Joe Watson Legacy Fund have announced that this year’s bursary will fund a stipend to attend the 2019 IFAJ Congress in the USA.</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:00:00 +0000 Guild of Agricultural Journalists GAJ1096 Donate old phones to charity at Harvest Lunch https://www.gaj.org.uk/article/donate-old-phones-to-charity-at-harvest-lunch <p>Guild members, friends and guests can raise money for charity by bringing old mobile phones to this year's Harvest Lunch.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +0000 Guild of Agricultural Journalists GAJ1043 Joe Watson legacy funds visit to Croatia https://www.gaj.org.uk/article/joe-watson-legacy-funds-visit-to-croatia <p>Heading off on a five-day visit to Croatia in the early hours of the morning was a daunting thought, writes Joe Watson Legacy Fund award winner Lauren Dean.</p> Sat, 15 Sep 2018 12:00:00 +0000 Guild of Agricultural Journalists GAJ1029 Old printer cartridges help Joe Watson Legacy Fund https://www.gaj.org.uk/article/old-printer-cartridges-help-joe-watson-legacy-fund <p>The Joe Watson Legacy Fund has teamed up with Recycle4Charity to offer an easy way to recycle inkjet or toner printer cartridges and raise funds at the same time.</p> Mon, 03 Sep 2018 12:00:00 +0000 Guild of Agricultural Journalists GAJ1025 First Joe Watson Legacy Fund winners announced https://www.gaj.org.uk/article/first-joe-watson-legacy-fund-winners-announced <p>The first grants from the Joe Watson Legacy Fund have been awarded to <em>Farmers Guardian</em> reporter Lauren Dean and freelance journalist Martin Rickatson.</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2018 12:00:00 +0000 Guild of Agricultural Journalists GAJ989 Deadline extended for applications to Joe Watson Legacy Fund https://www.gaj.org.uk/article/deadline-extended-for-applications-to-joe-watson-legacy-fund <p>Trustees for the Joe Watson Legacy Fund say they are eager to receive applications from Guild Members in its inaugural year, announcing a deadline extension until 4 June for the receipt of submissions.</p> Tue, 22 May 2018 12:00:00 +0000 Guild of Agricultural Journalists GAJ583 Joe Watson Legacy Fund open for applications https://www.gaj.org.uk/article/joe-watson-legacy-fund-open-for-applications <p>Applications are invited to the Joe Watson Legacy Fund to improve the understanding of agriculture and provide better education for journalism and communication.</p> Thu, 26 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0000 Guild of Agricultural Journalists GAJ568