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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How to Negotiate Pay

How to Negotiate Pay

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Women in Journalism’s sold-out event generously hosted by Wiggin LLP explored the sometimes tricky task of pay negotiation, advising both staff and freelancers to assess personal value, build strong employer/employee relationships and rehearse for that all-important conversation.The expert panel, ...
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Women in Journalism is looking for an intern to help with our website and social media.

Women in Journalism is looking for an intern to help with our website and social media.

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Women in Journalism is looking for an intern to help with our website and social media. Can you support our administrator Kate McMillan in updating and improving www.womeninjournalism.co.uk; tweet from our account 9,400 followers and rising); keep an eye on a LinkedIn group for members only and att ...
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Press Awards announces winner of The Georgina Henry Award

Press Awards announces winner of The Georgina Henry Award

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By Georgia Bea Edkins Women in Journalism’s Georgina Henry Award, generously sponsored by Wiggin LLP, offered the only all-female shortlist at the Press Awards on Tuesday evening.The award, previously won by Laura Bates of ‘Everyday Sexism’ success, was set up to honour Georg ...
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WiJ sponsors Wiggin secures Appeal win for Newsquest Media Group in Freedom of Information campaign

WiJ sponsors Wiggin secures Appeal win for Newsquest Media Group in Freedom of Information campaign

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 Publishing lawyers at media, technology, and IP firm Wiggin have won an appeal to the Upper Tribunal for Newsquest's  Bolton News journalist Dale Haslam, in his campaign to name local councillors who failed to pay their own council tax.Dale Haslam submitted a request under the Freedom of Info ...
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