Julie Deering, Issues Ink, served as president for AAEA the past twelve months during a pivotal time in the organization’s history. The name change to the Agricultural Communicators Network was instituted to be more reflective of the diversity among ag media professionals and the evolving industry, and a new membership structure was proposed and approved.
Julie hands the gavel over now to Christy Lee, Cee Lee Communications, who was unable to attend the summit this year.
Julie talks about her year as president in this interview: Interview with Julie Deering, outgoing AAEA president
“Ag media are so critical in reaching directly to our producers,” she says. “We know that our producers view them as a credible, valuable source.”
Carey Brown with the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association Cow Country publication is the new president of LPC.
Listen to my interview with Cindy here:
Interview with Cindy Cunningham, LPC president