The Ag Communicators Network hit the button to initiate the relaunch of its ag media podcast earlier this month! Welcome to ACN’s “Above the Fold” Podcast, where our hosts and special guests will discuss ideas, stories, and trends making headlines in the ag media community—and beyond. “Above the Fold with the Ag Communicators Network” was one … Read More
Month: May 2022
Sign Up to Judge the NACT Awards!
The National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (NACT) needs our help! NACT advisors are seeking judges for their annual “Critique and Contest.” They have more than 500 entries from universities across the country. This contest allows student members to have their work analyzed by professionals and judged against ACT members across the nation. Categories include writing, publications, electronic media, photography, … Read More
“Be Diligent in Every Situation…Apply Yourself.”
“What I Wish I Knew in My 20s” ACN Podcast Series with Special Guest ACN Board Member Harlen Persinger By ACN Above the Fold Podcast Host Kelsey Litchfield A freelance writer and photographer, and owner of HLensPhotos, ACN Board Member Harlen Persinger’s pictures have been published in multiple ag media publications across the U.S. and … Read More
Meet the New ACN Podcast Hosts!
You’ve heard their voices on ACN’s revamped podcast “Above the Fold,” now meet the people behind the mics! Above the Fold covers stories and trends making headlines around the ag media industry. Spotlighting those popular topics are our knowledgeable, professional, and unshakeable Podcast Co-Hosts ACN Member Kelsey Litchfield and ACN Past President Holly Spangler. Both … Read More
Apply for the 2022 Andy Markwart Horizon Award!
ACN’s Professional Improvement Foundation (PIF) is now taking nominations for the annual Andy Markwart Horizon Award! The honor is presented to an ACN member who embodies the energy, passion, dedication, and creativity to the organization, the same way Andy did when he was a member. Sadly Andy passed away in 2006—but his legacy lives on through … Read More
How to Overcome Shyness, Anxiety, or Fear When Asking Questions
Pt. 6 in the “Interview Insights” Article Series By ACN Past President Elaine Shein Maybe it’s a good thing I didn’t know at the time what my high school guidance counselor really thought of my goal to go to university to be a journalist. Years later, he told a former roommate of mine he was … Read More