2013 LPC Royal Gala

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

It’s Royal Gala time once again for the Livestock Publications Council. Please join us for the 10th annual LPC Royal Gala which has been appropriately named “A Diamond Event”. This year’s is extra special as a new event will debut in 2015 replacing the Gala as we know it. The new event will have many of the features of the …

LPC, Media Chuck Zimmerman2013 LPC Royal Gala

AAEA and LPC Awards at AMS

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

There were a whole lot of awards presented by both the Agricultural Editors Association (AAEA) and the Livestock Publications Council (LPC) at the Ag Media Summit this week. Just before the final awards banquet Tuesday night, AAEA presented awards in writing, design, marketing and communications, digital and social media and photography. All of the first place winners in the many …

AAEA, Ag Media Summit, American Angus, LPC, Media Cindy ZimmermanAAEA and LPC Awards at AMS

AMS Student Awards

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

All of the students attending Ag Media Summit are outstanding, but several of them received special recognition at the awards luncheon on Monday. The Livestock Publications Council recognized four students as Forest Bassford award finalists, with Ann Kopecky on the left representing sponsor Alltech. Next to Ann from the left are finalists Kari Weis (University of Missouri), Reba Underwood (West …

AAEA, Ag Media Summit, Alltech, Audio, LPC, Media Cindy ZimmermanAMS Student Awards

Nuts & Bolts of Ag Communications

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

There’s an upcoming workshop put on by the American Agricultural Editors’ Association and Livestock Publications Council titled, “The Nuts and Bolts of Ag Communications.” It’s part of a continuing series. The workshop will take place May 16-17 at the Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee. Sessions will include video, photography, ag issues and writing. Registration is $80 for members and $100 for non-members. …

AAEA, LPC, Media Chuck ZimmermanNuts & Bolts of Ag Communications

Looking Ahead to 2013 Ag Media Summit

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

Here’s a Merry Christmas from the Livestock Publications Council Board of Directors. They’re looking forward to a wonderful 2013. Speaking of 2013 and LPC: Forrest Bassford Student Award We are happy to announce that Alltech will again be the major sponsor of the Forrest Bassford Student Award. Scholarship applications for the award are available on LPC’s website. This scholarship will …

Ag Media Summit, LPC, Media Chuck ZimmermanLooking Ahead to 2013 Ag Media Summit

LPC Professional Development Stipend App Deadline

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

If you’re a member of the Livestock Publications Council and could use some help with expenses for professional development then now is the time to apply (deadline is Dec. 15) for the LPC Professional Development Stipend Program (pdf). Here are the details: LPC will offer up to 3 stipends of up to $1,000 each to LPC members to help cover …

LPC, Media Chuck ZimmermanLPC Professional Development Stipend App Deadline

9th Annual LPC Royal Gala

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

It’s time once again for a Royal Gala. A Livestock Publications Council kind of Royal Gala. The funds raised during the annual LPC Royal Gala are used for the ongoing activities for LPC with the focus on the LPC Heritage Center at the American Royal in Kansas City, MO. This will be the 9th year for the Gala. Here are …

LPC, Media Chuck Zimmerman9th Annual LPC Royal Gala

Ag Media Summit Awards

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

Let’s just say that their are a lot of award winners at the Ag Media Summit. For a full list follow these links: AAEA Awards (pdf) – LPC Awards. Here are most of the first place winners from the AAEA contest. They were pretty excited with their achievements and we congratulate all the winners. 2012 Ag Media Summit Photo Album

AAEA, Ag Media Summit, LPC Chuck ZimmermanAg Media Summit Awards

New President of LPC

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

The new President of the Livestock Publications Council is Kathy LaScala. Her term started here at the Ag Media Summit following the organization’s board meeting. Kathy is ready to get to work and make a difference at LPC. She says that under past President Scott Vernon they’ve done research to determine what the membership wants so they can bring them …

Ag Media Summit, Audio, LPC, Media Chuck ZimmermanNew President of LPC

2012 LPC Forest Bassford Award Winner

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

The winner of the Livestock Publications Council Forest Bassford Student Award for 2012 is Ellen Reeder, University of Illinois. Ellen is pictured with Billy Frey, Alltech, the sponsor of the award. Other finalists for the award include Faith Jurek, Texas Tech University, Mollie Lastovica, Texas A&M University and Robin Kleine, Kansas State University. The student winner receives an all-expenses-paid trip …

Ag Media Summit, LPC Chuck Zimmerman2012 LPC Forest Bassford Award Winner