We are a group of experienced journalists and PR consultants, specialising in agriculture and the rural sector. Subjects covered range from technical livestock articles to detailed arable or horticultural features. We also have expertise in farm machinery and equipment, consumer-facing articles and business topics. We are all members of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists (BGAJ), which provides opportunities for professional development through training, networking events and awards. Whatever your media needs, we can fulfill them.

Agri-hub Team

oliviaOlivia Cooper – Founder of Agri-hub. Olivia is an award-winning journalist and PR consultant, specialising in rural and agricultural business promotion. She is a regular contributor to Farmers Weekly, Farmers Guardian, and other specialist publications. She sits on the BGAJ Council and is a member of the CIPR.

 

Mel Jenkins – Mel works alongside Olivia in the Cooper family’s home office in Devon. A farmer’s daughter from Wales with a degree in English Literature, she won the John Deere / BGAJ training award in 2015 and is now a regular contributor to farming publications – handling both straight commissions and PR work.

 

Charlotte Cunningham – Charlotte is the newest addition to the Agri-hub team. She joined in January 2017 after completing a degree in Agricultural Business Management and now contributes to publications on a weekly basis – as well assisting with PR for some of the UK’s biggest agricultural events.

 

Freelance Team

Rachel Lovell – Rachel is former editor of Somerset Life rachel lovelland a BBC producer. She specialises in PR, as well as producing professional films and promotional videos.

 

 

Emily Padfield1Emily Padfield – Emily specialises in writing about and testing farm machinery as well as arable and general farming topics. Former deputy machinery editor at Farmers Weekly and deputy editor for NFU farming publications. Her PR experience includes coordinating European press and public relations for AGCO.

 

nick fone1Nick Fone – Nick is an independent writer specialising in producing articles, photos and videos on farm machinery, renewable energy and agricultural business management for a range of magazines and websites.