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James Hoban – Land management adviser/writer

Many young New Zealanders are keen to get straight into a farming career. James Hoban on the other hand is taking a different route but to the same destination nonetheless. James grew up in Culverden and is living on his family’s dairy support farm with his wife Maria, their two-year-old daughter Alice. They have another baby on the way. The ... Read More »

Tony Leggett – Head of NZX Agri

Name – Tony Leggett Age – 54 Qualification(s) – Bachelor of Commerce (agriculture) majoring in farm management. Job possibilities – Journalism, agribusiness company management. Employer – NZX Pay range for first two years – $40-44,999 Pay range, 3-5 years – $50-54,999 What I like about this job – Being head of NZX Agri means I’m managing a team of 44 full-time staff across content, sales and administration. The ... Read More »

Jo Grigg – Journalist

Name – Jo Grigg Age – 41 Qualification(s) – Bachelor of Arts in history and political science (Hons). Job possibilities – Communications writing. Employer – Agricultural papers like Country-Wide, Young Country, Dairy Exporter. Writing for ag companies like CRT. Science writing – eg, farming techniques. Pay range for first two years – $40-44,999 Pay range, 3-5 years – $50-54,999 What I like about this job – Very varied and interesting. Get ... Read More »

Rebecca Harper – Journalist

Name – Rebecca Harper Age –  29 Qualification(s) – BA majoring in History and Mass Communications from Canterbury University, Post-graduate Diploma in Journalism from Canterbury University. Job Possibilities – Journalist – newspaper, magazine, radio, TV. PR – working for a company to communicate their message about what they’re doing and the products/services they offer. Employer – Self-employed Pay Range for first two years – $30-39,999 Pay ... Read More »

Sarah Perriam – Rural TV producer

Name – Sarah Perriam Age – 28 Qualification(s) – No formal broadcast training. I have used my work experience in marketing, communication and creative opportunities in the past and learnt technical skills such as camera, editing, graphic design all self-taught. Job Possibilities – When we hire at Rural TV we look first at the person’s character, knowledge of agriculture and rural culture before ... Read More »

Jackie Harrigan – Editor/agri journalist

Name – Jackie Harrigan Age – 47 Qualification(s) – B Ag Science (Hons), National Diploma in Journalism Job Possibilities – Agri journalist, policy, agriscience careers, communications, PR. Employer – NZX Agri Pay Range for first two years – $30-39,999 Pay Range, 3-5 years – $60,000+ What I like about this job – Travel, huge variety of contacts and story leads, ... Read More »

Erin Hutchinson – Science editor

Name – Erin Hutchinson Age – 35 Qualification(s) – Bachelor of Science (Honours I) majoring in geography. First Aid, Chemical Handling, NZQA ATV + tractor + 2-wheeler Job Possibilities – Land management officer, policy advisor, environmental scientist, remote sensing analyst, science communicator Employer – NZX Agri Pay Range for first two years – $45-$49,999 Pay Range, 3-5 years – $60,000+ What I like about this ... Read More »

Julian Gairdner – Head of Digital, NZX Agri

Name – Julian Gairdner Age – 42 Qualification(s) – BSc (Hons) – Agricultural Business Management, Diploma in General Journalism Job Possibilities – Ag business management/consultancy, media/advertising/marketing. Employer – Current job: Head of Digital for NZX Agri – overseeing digital development of our content and data channels publishing to the NZ farming sector and beyond. Pay Range for first two years – $30-39,999 Pay Range, 3-5 ... Read More »