The Women in Journalism Christmas Party 2017

The Women in Journalism Christmas Party 2017

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London's News UK hosted the Women in Journalism Christmas Party on Monday 27th November, a sell-out evening high above the city.Photo credit: Nicola SlawsonWIJ founder and Honorary President Eve Pollard and WIJ chair Eleanor Mills, Editorial Director of The Sunday Times welcomed guest to the 17th fl ...
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Women in Journalism Mentoring Scheme 2018 Now Open For Applications

Women in Journalism Mentoring Scheme 2018 Now Open For Applications

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How would you like your media career to be nurtured by some of the most senior women in the business?The Women in Journalism committee is made up of some of the most influential female print, broadcast, radio and online journalists and editors of our time.After a very successful fir ...
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Babies, Bosses and Ikea Hotdogs: 6 Things We Learned at Women in Journalism’s ‘Starting A Family’ Seminar

Babies, Bosses and Ikea Hotdogs: 6 Things We Learned at Women in Journalism’s ‘Starting A Family’ Seminar

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Having children alongside a career in journalism was the topic of our sell-out seminar on Tuesday 10th October.Generously hosted by the stylish  Neat Café inside Lululemon on Regent Street, new mum and Mail Online journalist Laura Whitcombe chaired an impressive panel to discuss the topic of 'Work ...
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Would you like to redesign the WIJ website? We’re looking for a web designer

Would you like to redesign the WIJ website? We’re looking for a web designer

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Women in Journalism, the biggest networking and events group for female journalists in Britain, is looking for a web designer to help us relaunch a brand new website for 2018. We want someone to streamline, refresh and refine the current site, which is built on Wordpress. It can be found here: women ...
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Free Maternity Comeback Workshops

Free Maternity Comeback Workshops

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Talent keepers  programme maternity and career comeback workshops will continue in 2017 from our base in St Albans, Hertfordshire. We know that many women don’t have access to the kind of support we provide our clients’ maternity returners and with this in mind, part of our ‘ ...
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The Dorsett Hotel Hosts WIJ Mentoring Event

The Dorsett Hotel Hosts WIJ Mentoring Event

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On Monday 9th October, the stunning Dorsett hotel in Shepherds Bush played host to our annual mentoring event.Photo credit: Grace HollidayMentors and mentees from the 2017 cohort gathered for drinks and canapes, courtesy of the Dorsett, with an in-house pianist providing the perfect background musi ...
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‘The Tycoon and the Escort’ research launch a huge success

‘The Tycoon and the Escort’ research launch a huge success

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By Grace Holliday (@GraceHolliday)On Tuesday 19th September, Women in Journalism launched its latest research project, ‘The Tycoon and the Escort: the business of portraying women in newspapers’, at the London School of Economics.The research showed that only 33% per cent of key ...
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The Tycoon and the Escort: the business of portraying women in newspapers

The Tycoon and the Escort: the business of portraying women in newspapers

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Report by Eleanor Mills, Katie Hind, Áine QuinnResearchers: Megan Baynes, Caitlin Doherty, Jessica Frank-Keyes, Emily Hawkins, Sara Lovejoy, Evie PrichardThis research will be launched at a public event at the LSE on September 19 2017Read the report with charts in PDF: The Tycoon and the Es ...
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Grenfell Tower: Why aren’t more women covering big news stories? The readers, and the general public, are not getting the full story, writes Katie Hind

Grenfell Tower: Why aren’t more women covering big news stories? The readers, and the general public, are not getting the full story, writes Katie Hind

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They are words I’ve heard several times in my career, whenever I deviate from my usual beat of writing about celebrities, but this time it was much more memorable.“What’s that f-ing showbiz girl doing down here?”, I overheard a male news reporter from a rival newspaper say. I was at Grenfell ...
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Standard masculine viewpoints dominate the agenda and public understanding, writes Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Standard masculine viewpoints dominate the agenda and public understanding, writes Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

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Four years ago, a student from a reputable university asked if we could meet for coffee. She really, really, really wanted to become a newspaper or online journalist and wanted me to tell her all about it. We met. Naomi (not her real name) was smart, informed and enthusiastic. She knew more about th ...
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