Newsletter Issue No.1 2021

Issue No.1 2021

11 Feb: 2021 Star Prizes Accepting Entries until March 15th

There is not much time left … Do not miss the opportunity to be chosen the Best in the World…

10 Feb: IFAJ Executive Approves New Congress Schedule, Governance Committee

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

09 Feb: Message from IFAJ President Lena Johansson

The pandemic has dominated our existence for almost a year now. It has restricted our daily lives and work, but also highlighted the importance of farming and food production.

08 Feb: Bursary Project Sparked Hot Opportunities Despite Pandemic

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.

07 Feb: The Story Behind the Story: Ian Doig On His Star Prize Winning Feature

Winner of the 2020 IFAJ Star Prize Award for Print, Ian Doig discusses the story behind his award winning entry.

06 Feb: Zooming around the world

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.

05 Feb: Sign Onto The IFAJ Portal!

The IFAJ Portal, a members-only online resource, is open for business and developing quickly. 

04 Feb: Irish Farmer’s Journal’s Lorcan Allen And Hannah Quinn-Mulligan Win ‘The Bull’ Trophy at Irish Guild Awards

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.