Members of the Saskatchewan Farm Writers’ Association are skilled communicators with knowledge of the agriculture industry. As members of our organization, they have access to professional development opportunities that ensure they are aware of issues and trends in the agriculture and communications fields.
If you have a communications project or writing assignment, consider contacting the following members.
Kelvington, SK S0A 1W0
Shirley freelances for a number of ag publications including Small Farm Canada, The Western Producer, Pulse Point and Top Crop Manager. In 2010 Shirley won the silver award in the Press Feature category of the CFWF competition.
Kevin Hursh, PAg
Hursh Consulting & Communications
566 Adilman Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7K 7H5
Agricultural consultant and freelance journalist and broadcaster.
Anne Lazurko Freelance Writing Services
Weyburn, SK S4H 2L3
Anne is a contributing editor with Country Guide and a regular contributor to Saskatchewan Business magazine. She won the 2011 award for monthly news reporting, and the 2010 press feature award from the CFWF. Anne has a BA.Honours in Political Science and is also a graduate of the Humber School for Writers.
Myrna Stark Leader, ABC, APR
Freelance Communications, Public Relations and Writing
Blog: I’m Here to Talk Ag and Other Things
Myrna is a writer and accredited business communicator and pr specialist. Her experience includes work as a reporter and editor in print, radio and television for 10 years, followed by corporate communications work in private business, provincial, federal and municipal governments. She specializes in leadership, strategy, media relations and reputation/issues management. She contributed to the Saskatchewan Book of Everything and other freelance articles, and is a past-president of the Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation.
Executive Director and Registrar
Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists
#29 – 1501 8th Street East
Saskatoon, SK S7H 5J6
Bonnie Warnyca, Associate Editor
Alberta Beef Magazine and Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Connection
Bonnie is also available for freelance writing assignments.