By AAEA Podcast Host Katie Navarra, with Special Guest AAEA 2020-21 Past President Gil Gullickson, AAEA’s 2021 “Writer of the Year” award winner.
***Previously recorded in August 2020
Gil Gullickson has mastered the art of crafting award-winning articles. At the 2021 Ag Media Summit, the AAEA 2020-2021 Past President was named “Writer of the Year.” He received six awards total in both writing and photography categories.
In honor of Gil’s success, we’re revisiting an interview with him shortly after he won a 2020 AAEA Communication Writing Award for an article titled, “Yours, Mine and Ours.” The piece also received the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) 2020 AgTech Reporting Award.
In this episode, Gil shares how the article came together and provides tips on creative writing techniques.
Katie Navarra is an award-winning writer based in Upstate New York. She grew up on a family-run vegetable farm that included retail greenhouses. She taps into her agricultural roots and wordsmithing skills to support the agriculture industry.
She also provides custom leadership development coaching experiences with people using horses, and in traditional settings. She is an accredited coach through the International Coaching Federation and a certified E3A Equine Facilitator. Within her coaching practice, she asks questions that lead people to define what they really want out of life. She can be found online at katienavarra.com.