Honour Roll

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Honour Roll

The annual IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism Award recognises the industry’s rising stars who have leadership potential. The Australian entrant has gone on to win one of the 10 international awards every year since 2007.

Previous winners are available to share their experiences with young journalists and provide guidance on professional development and career opportunities.


Contact a past winner

2017

Tom Bicknell


Club: Rural Press Club of Victoria

Represented Australia at the IFAJ Annual Congress in: South Africa

Role at time of winning: Editorial consultant, Coretext

Dani Grindlay

2016

Danielle Grindlay


Club: Rural Press Club of Victoria

Represented Australia at the IFAJ Annual Congress in: Germany

Role at time of winning: Rural Reporter, ABC Radio

Brett Worthington

2015

Brett Worthington


Club: Rural Press Club of Victoria

Represented Australia at the IFAJ Annual Congress in: New Zealand

Role at time of winning: Rural Reporter, ABC Radio

Rebecca Jennings

2014

Rebecca Jennings


Club: Rural Press Club of Victoria

Represented Australia at the IFAJ Annual Congress in: Scotland

Role at time of winning: Specialist Writer, Coretext

Carla Wiese-Smith

2013

Carla Wiese-Smith


Club: Farm Writers’ Association of NSW

Represented Australia at the IFAJ Annual Congress in: Argentina

Role at time of winning: Livestock Editor, The Land

Nikolai Beillharz

2012

Nikolai Beilharz


Club: Rural Press Club of Queensland

Represented Australia at the IFAJ Annual Congress in: Sweden

Role at time of winning: Rural Reporter, ABC Radio, Cairns

Deanna Lush

2011

Deanna Lush


Club: Rural Media South Australia

Represented Australia at the IFAJ Annual Congress in: Canada

Role at time of winning:  Editor, Stock Journal

Tom Dawkins

2010

Tom Dawkins


Club: Rural Media South Australia

Represented Australia at the IFAJ Annual Congress in: Europe (but couldn’t attend due to volcanic activity in Iceland)

Role at time of winning: Editor, Stock and Land

Arlie Felton-Taylor

2009

Arlie Douglas


Club: Rural Press Club of Queensland

Represented Australia at the IFAJ Annual Congress in: Texas, USA

Role at time of winning: Rural Reporter, ABC Radio, Toowoomba

Catherine Miller

2008

Catherine Miller


Club: Rural Media South Australia

Represented Australia at the IFAJ Annual Congress in: Austria

Role at time of winning: Livestock Editor, Stock Journal

Paul Hooper

2007

Paul Hooper


Club: Rural Media Association of Western Australia

Represented Australia at the IFAJ Annual Congress in: Japan

Role at time of winning: Wool, Business and Transport Writer, Farm Weekly

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