Friday, March 23, 2007

Congrats to John, Earl and Ch 61

They won this Award for the story they did about our farm. Here is the press release:

HARTFORD --- Governor Jodi Rell and more than 20 Connecticut agricultural organizations will formally present the annual Connecticut Agricultural Journalism Awards to 12 state journalists at the state capitol here March 21 (est. at 11:30am).
The Awards, now in their 11th year, are given annually by the nonprofit Connecticut Agricultural Information Council (CAIC), a coalition of state farming groups, as part of the festivities surrounding Connecticut Agriculture Day at the state capitol. Each recipient receives an honorarium of $100 and a plaque. The Awards recognize excellence in reporting on agricultural issues published or broadcast in the state during the calendar year 2006.
The Awards were made possible by grants from First Pioneer Farm Credit, Monsanto Company, Big Y World Class Markets, Prides Corner Farms, and Clinton Nurseries.

Winners of the 2006 Connecticut Agricultural Journalism Awards include:

*Connecticut Farm Bureau, Best Graphic Design/Newsletters
*Terri Miles, Amity Observer, Best Photography/Weekly Newspapers, "A Gourdy Display", October 19
*Deborah Beckwith, The Lyme Times, Best Photography/Weekly Newspapers, "Talking Turkey", Nov. 23
*Danielle Sherry, The Lyme Times, Best Feature Story/Weekly Newspapers, "Sand, Surf& Sedum", Aug. 10
*John Smith, Town of Suffield Annual Report, Best Photography
*John Charlton, Fox 61 News, Best Feature Story/Television, "Heritage Breeds", November 22
*Earl Glazier, Fox 61 News, Best Photography/Television, "Heritage Breeds", November 22
*John Voket, Cox Broadcasting/WPLR/WEZN, Best Series/Radio, Series on agriculture
*Steve Grant, Hartford Courant, Best Feature/Daily Newspapers, "Home-State Cooking", September 26
*Linda Giuca, Hartford Courant, Best Feature/Daily Newspapers, "The Vintner's Harvest", October 2
*Joe Wojtas, The Day (New London), Best Feature/Daily Newspapers, "Casting An Eye on Chefs", Oct. 5
*Laurel Tuohy, Litchfield County Times, Best Feature Story/Weekly Newspapers, "In Sharon, Trust's Fundraiser Features State's Farms Bounty", September 15


Anonymous Buffy said...

Thanks for writing this.

1:12 PM  

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