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ACJ Student’s Reflection on First NAFB Conference

Story by Jill Sieler, senior (ACJ)

I will be the first to admit that I have no interest in broadcasting. However, somehow this print journalism-loving student found herself at the 2017 National Association of Farm Broadcasting convention in Kansas City Nov. 7-10.

As a senior that has been really involved in the department and ACT I have heard about the NAFB convention every year, but I refused to attend as I thought it was just for students interested in broadcasting. Four days of radio voices, fantastic speakers and excellent food (one day there was prime rib), helped me realize that NAFB is for everyone and that broadcasting plays an important role in communicating with agricultural producers.

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NACT Officers Attend NAFB Conference

Story by Briana Jacobus, senior (ACJ) and National ACT Member Relations Coordinator

NACT Officers at NAFB
K-State ACJ seniors Briana Jacobus (far left) and Maggie Seiler (far right) are both National ACT officers.

I am serving as a national officer for the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT). Our team was elected at the Agricultural Media Summit (AMS) in August. Since then, we have been busy meeting via conference calls. On November 12-14, we attended the National Association of Farm Broadcasters (NAFB) conference in Kansas City, Missouri. We bonded as team members, planned activities for the year and networked with professionals.

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