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Vath Wins Writer of the Year
Elaine Shein Associate Managing Editor
Wed Aug 8, 2012 03:03 PM CDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (DTN) -- DTN/The Progressive Farmer earned recognition for its outstanding writing, photography and design work at the American Agricultural Editors' Association awards ceremony Tuesday evening.

The Progressive Farmer's contributing editor Claire Vath won the Writer of the Year award at the annual Agricultural Media Summit in Albuquerque, N.M., as well as first place in the personality profile category for her story "A 24-Hour Job" where she followed a day in the life of a large-animal veterinarian in Louisiana.

These two awards contributed to DTN/The Progressive Farmer receiving 10 awards for writing, including first place wins in four writing ...

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