The IFAJ Executive committee met via Zoom on 27 January with 37 members in attendance. In addition to hearing reports from the members of the Presidium, the Executive approved the 2021 budget and recognized the new schedule for upcoming Congresses
British freelancer Jez Fredenburgh was one of two recipients of the 2019 IFAJ/Caterpillar Bursary, a grant designed to create opportunities for IFAJ members to fund special projects, seek international perspective and push their personal boundaries.
As pandemic lockdowns began around the world in March 2020, Zoom was the right tool at the right time. It’s easy to use, low cost and runs well even with lower bandwidth. As a result, Zoom went from 10 million to 200 million users in the space of three months.
Ireland’s Guild of Agricultural Journalists announced the overall winner of the 2020 Guild of Agricultural Journalism Awards as farming newspaper, Irish Farmers Journal for a three-week investigative series which ran in July 2020.