Young Leader shares Australian experience with reporters in Canada

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South Australian reporter Eliza Berlage has represented Australia as part of an international delegation of young leaders in agricultural reporting in Canada. Ms Berlage was one of 10 recipients from across the globe of the IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Award, joining peers from Austria, Sweden, USA,…

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Australian reporter among 10 Young Leaders headed to Denmark

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The Australian Council of Agricultural Journalists is thrilled to congratulate award-winning rural broadcaster Megan Hughes, who has been selected as just one of 10 participants in a unique international young leadership program. The IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Award was established in 2006 by the International Federation…

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Nominations open for IFAJ Leadership Awards.

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Nominations are now open for two of the IFAJ’s most prestigious awards, the IFAJ-Alltech International Award for Leadership in Agricultural Journalism and The IFAJ Alltech Young Leaders program. Both of these programs help identify and support the emerging and existing leaders in agricultural media who…

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2021 ACAJ Star Prize Winners Announced

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Stories of disaster and resilience dominate Australia’s top rural media prize.  Stories showcasing the challenges and resilience of rural Australians to overcome drought, fire and the pandemic have dominated the prestigious Australian Council of Agricultural Journalists (ACAJ) Awards for Excellence in Rural reporting. ABC reporter…

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2020 ACAJ-Rabobank Star Prize for Excellence in Rural Broadcasting

An ABC News online digital feature on the international arm-wrestle over naming rights for food and drink has taken out one of Australia’s premier rural journalism awards. Canberra-based reporter Brett Worthington travelled to Europe to meet some of producers who object to Australians cashing-in on…

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ACAJ opts out of hosting IFAJ 2021

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The Australian Council of Agricultural Journalists’ executive committee has reluctantly decided to withdraw our plans to stage the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists’ global Congress in September 2021. We believe that it would have extraordinarily difficult to achieve the necessary financial support from both the…

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