Hereford World Hires New Editor

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Beef, Communications, Hereford

Hereford LogoJulie White is the new Hereford World editor. She replaces Angie Stump Denton who will continue to be the American Hereford Association (AHA) Director of Communications and Public Relations. Julie brings a combination of cattle knowledge and journalism experience to the role.

Growing up in Missouri, Julie was active in the Shorthorn junior program, serving as the National Shorthorn Lassie Queen. She attended Kansas State University, graduating in 2009 with dual majors in agricultural communications & journalism and animal sciences & industry. While minoring in international agriculture. She then continued her education Oklahoma State University, where she earned a master’s in international agriculture.

Since December 2011, she has been the director of communications and managing editor for the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association/Ohio Beef Council. In that position, she managed the Ohio Cattlemen magazine, wrote press releases, maintained websites, handled social media and assisted in promotion, among other tasks.

“I’ve always held Hereford World in high regard and have the utmost respect for the legacy of the breed it represents,” Julie says. “It’s an honor to take on this role and continue the tradition of producing a high-quality publication with informative and relevant content for Hereford breeders and AHA members.”

Julie started at the AHA headquarters in Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 1. “We’re excited to have Julie join our Hereford Publications Inc. team,” says Joe Rickabaugh, AHA director of seedstock marketing and field staff. “She brings a wealth of real-world editorial and seedstock experience to the team. She will no doubt help continue the award-winning publication.”