Journalists’ Charity  –  YOUR ROUND

Journalists’ Charity – YOUR ROUND

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The charity – unique in that it is run by journalists for journalists (and their dependants) – has named the campaign Your Round? Change someone’s life for the price of a drink.For a donation of £3 per month, journalists can contribute towards the charity’s work in running its retirement an ...
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WIJ launches Mentoring Scheme, 2017

WIJ launches Mentoring Scheme, 2017

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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 first year, we are re-launching our WIJ Mentoring Program. This year, we are going to run TWO mentoring schemes ...
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New Book by WIJ Member Yvonne Ridley on Torture and the War on Terror

New Book by WIJ Member Yvonne Ridley on Torture and the War on Terror

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Yvonne Ridley, one of the original WIJ co-founders, has written a specialist book called Torture: Does it work? By her own admission it is not an easy read and the idea for it began in the Afghan prison cell where she was held by the then ruling Taliban after an undercover newspaper assignment for E ...
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How to blog successfully

How to blog successfully

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While web logging or “blogging” - as it’s more widely known - is showing no signs of slowing down, there are those looking to dip their toes in the blogging waters for the first time. One woman who’s made her mark in the blogging world is helping one aspiring blogger at a time…Author, jour ...
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Women in Journalism Scotland

Women in Journalism Scotland

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 How about masterclasses on negotiating pay rises and promotions, getting the most out of social media, or the ever-tricky subject of work life balance? Tell us what sort of speakers might inspire and inform and what sort of social events might attract a crowd. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP ...
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WiJ Members : We have created an exclusive LinkedIn group for members and invite you to join.

WiJ Members : We have created an exclusive LinkedIn group for members and invite you to join.

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Hopefully this will be a great place to garner advise from our high-profile, highly experienced members, to discuss ideas or issues and to network with other journalists, both at the same stage in their career or further up the ladder.Join us to:-Share your skills and expertise with ...
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Georgina Henry Award winner Amie Ferris-Rotman talks Sahar Speaks success

Georgina Henry Award winner Amie Ferris-Rotman talks Sahar Speaks success

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Life is good! Since winning the Georgina Henry Award , I’ve experienced a whirlwind of change. This autumn, I joined the Wall Street Journal’s Moscow bureau as its senior correspondent. It’s exciting to be back on my old stomping ground, where I reported in the late 2000s. The contrast between ...
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Discover your journalistic USP and design the career you want  Monday 20th June 2016. Blog by Hilly Janes, WIJ events chair

Discover your journalistic USP and design the career you want Monday 20th June 2016. Blog by Hilly Janes, WIJ events chair

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Our latest workshop was hosted exclusively for WIJ by Life Clubs, the life and career group-coaching organisation. Led by its founder, Nina Grunfeld, who very kindly hosted 14 guests in the elegant drawing room of her home in Westminster, the aim of the evening was to help journalists who want to ge ...
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Yasmin Alibhai-Brown joins WIJ Committee

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown joins WIJ Committee

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WIJ are so happy to welcome Yasmin Alibhai-Brown to the committee.Yasmin is a journalist, columnist, broadcaster and author. She was the first ever columnist of colour in the UK. She writes a weekly column for the International Business Times and has written for various papers incl ...
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WIJ member Katharine Quarmby on women, power and violence

WIJ member Katharine Quarmby on women, power and violence

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https://katharinequarmby.wordpress.com/2016/05/31/women-violence-and-prevention/"I pitched this idea of writing my third long-form article for the online science magazine, mosaicscience.com, published by the Wellcome Trust, on women and violence. I wanted to look at women who commit acts of violence ...
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