By Laurie Bedord, Future Ag Communicators Chair Two outstanding students have been chosen to serve as the 2018 AAEA Agricultural Communicators Network summer interns. Cheyenne Dunn was selected to be the AAEA editorial communications intern with Successful Farming in Des Moines, Iowa. She is a junior at Purdue University and is majoring in agricultural communications. … Read More
By Jessie Scott, Meredith Corporation It’s not what you know, it’s who you know, goes the old adage. I learned this early on in my career through a mentorship program I joined in college. The connections I made through that program have led to every position I’ve held, including my current role as digital content … Read More
By Mike Wilson, Farm Progress Co. (Part two of a two-part series. Click here to read part one.) Many winners of AAEA’s Andy Markwart Horizon Award never had a chance to meet the man this prestigious honor is named after. That’s a shame, because anyone who knew Andy loved him and his outlook on … Read More
It’s awards contest season! The 2018 AAEA Communications Awards Contest will open on Monday, March 12, 2018. Show off your work in one of our 5 categories: Writing Photography Design Marketing/Communications Digital & Social Media Need inspiration? See first place winners from 2017 by visiting our website HERE. Award rules and guidelines are available HERE.
By Kurt Lawton, AAEA International Committee Chair Congratulations to AAEA member Katie Knapp, our 2018 AAEA Young Leader nominee, selected by the AAEA International Committee. Her application and work samples have been submitted to the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ)/Alltech Young Leaders Award judging committee. Each of IFAJ’s member guilds may submit one nominee … Read More
By Dawson Mitchell, Mississippi State University, Agricultural Education, Leadership and Communications The ability to watch quality video has become an ordinary occurrence in today’s world. With high definition phones, televisions, and computers it is easier than ever to get entertainment and news with the click of a button. What most people never realize … Read More