gfg-portraits-tjTJ Mullinax is a digital producer and photojournalist for Good Fruit Grower, coming to the magazine with a newspaper and television broadcast background. Mullinax grew up in the Pacific Northwest and covered communities through the Willamette Valley, Columbia Gorge, and Central Washington, working more than ten years as a professional journalist at KATU television in Portland, Oregon, and the Yakima Herald-Republic newspaper.

Mullinax served as a long-time officer of the National Press Photographers Association, helped found the Northwest Video Workshop, remains active judging photography contests and volunteering for journalism-focused training opportunities. In his spare time Mullinax dabbles with programming, design, illustration, and various multimedia endeavors that help tell stories.

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My Recent Articles

  • Industry leaders honored at the International Fruit Tree Association conference in Yakima, Washington, Feb. 14, from left to right: Dave Gleason, Outstanding Grower Award; Tom Auvil, Lifetime Achievement Award; Stefano Musacchi, Outstanding Researcher Award; Jeff Cleveringa, Industry Service Award; and Mauricio Frias, Outstanding Extension Educator Award. (TJ Mullinax/Good Fruit Grower)

IFTA honors leaders amid research updates

February 15th, 2024|0 Comments

On the final day of the International Fruit Tree Association’s annual meeting in Yakima, Washington, Feb. 14, the group took a break from orchard innovation and technology talks to honor members for their significant contributions to the industry...

  • On the International Fruit Tree Association tour Feb. 13, attendees gather to hear grower Andrew Sundquist describe how his Moxee, Washington, farm converted old Brookfield Gala trees to multileader WA 38s through grafting. (TJ Mullinax/Good Fruit Grower)

On the road for Day 3 of IFTA

February 14th, 2024|0 Comments

Tour buses fanned out across the Yakima Valley as tree fruit professionals eager to learn visited six orchards on Day 3 of the International Fruit Tree Association winter conference in Washington...