The Delegate Assembly of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) held online this week presented annual Star awards for excellence.
Gil Gullickson received the 2020 AgTech Reporting Award for “Yours, Mine and Ours,” a feature article on outcome-based pricing for commodities that he wrote for Successful Farming.
Veteran radio presenter Damien O’Reilly was awarded the 2020 International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) Star Prize for Broadcast: Audio for his “Climate Change and Irish Farming” broadcast.Fiona Lake’s delightful “Cobb and Co. Long Haul,” published in Queensland Country Life, received the 2020 Star Prize for Photography.
Diego Juste of Spain’s Union of Small Farmers and Stockbreeders was awarded the 2020 Star Prize for Broadcast: Video for his documentary about the decline of a rural community.
Ian Doig of the Canadian Farm Writers Federation received the 2020 Star Prize for Print for “Crisis Control,” which he wrote for GrainsWest.
Brett Worthington of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation was honored with the 2020 Star Prize for Broadcast: Digital Media for his “Popping Prosecco’s Bubble”.
The IFAJ Delegate Assembly also welcomed two new members at the online meeting held on Thursday, 25 June 2020. Sierra Leone and Zambia now become the 54th and 55th member countries in IFAJ.