Winners of IFAJ-Alltech awards announced

12-09-2008 | |
Winners of IFAJ-Alltech awards announced

The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) and animal health and nutrition company Alltech have announced the five recipients of the 2008 Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism award.

The awards, which are valued at €1000 each, were
presented to Heike Engels (Germany), Carey Brown (USA), Sarah Sutton (Canada),
Elizabeth Svyatkivska (Ukraine), and Juan Manuel Repetto (Argentina) at IFAJ’s
annual congress held in Austria.

Award chair Owen Roberts, who is also
IFAJ’s vice-president for professional development and education, said, “This
award recognises the potential of young agricultural journalists. It will help
the organisation grow and contribute positively to the future of the
profession.”

David Markey, president of IFAJ said, “On behalf of the
International Federation of Agricultural Journalists, I would like to thank
everyone involved in this award programme which contributes to the global
advancement of agricultural journalism and
communications.”

Congratulating the winners, Alltech’s Director of
Marketing, Catherine Keogh, said, “This is a fantastic opportunity for these
young journalists to attend a gathering of the best agricultural journalists in
the world. At Alltech we believe in supporting and nurturing young minds, the
leaders of the future.”

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here for further information on the IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural
Journalism Award.
  

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