A Private War – a special WiJ screening and panel session

In the six short years since Marie Colvin’s death in Homs, Syria, on February 12, 2012, she has been remembered in many ways. As a member of the Frontline Club, Those eulogies of Marie have often taken place here. Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman (Cartel Land, City of Ghosts) chose to make her life, death and [...]

By | 2019-01-18T07:16:30+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Events, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on A Private War – a special WiJ screening and panel session

Women Journalists of Colour and Migrant Heritage

Diversity in the Media: From the Periphery to the Centre A discussion on aspirations, breaking stereotypes, creating spaces, survival skills and opening up possibilities. When: 7th March 2019 Where: Wiggin LLP, 9th Floor, Met Building, 22 Percy Street, London W1T 2BU Time: 6.30 pm drinks - 7pm panel discussion and Q&A. 8.15 – drinks & [...]

By | 2019-01-18T07:16:49+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Events, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Women Journalists of Colour and Migrant Heritage

Summary: In Conversation with Laura Kuenssberg

Women in Journalism were delighted to welcome Laura Kuenssberg as the inaugural interviewee in our new ‘In Conversation with’ series that kicked off on Monday 12 November. The series aims to offer insight into the careers of the biggest names in British journalism to inspire more women into senior and high-profile jobs across our industry. As [...]

By | 2018-11-23T10:10:19+00:00 November 23rd, 2018|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Summary: In Conversation with Laura Kuenssberg

In Conversation with Katharine Viner: JANUARY 22- SOLD OUT

Women in Journalism (WIJ) is delighted to have hosted Katharine Viner, editor-in-chief of Guardian News and Media, as our the next in our series of interviews with female journalists at the top of their game. One of the few women to have edited a national newspaper and the first to edit the Guardian, Katharine will [...]

By | 2019-01-22T20:00:45+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on In Conversation with Katharine Viner: JANUARY 22- SOLD OUT

WiJ Workshop: How to write the perfect pitch: FEBRUARY 2

When freelance journalist Donna Ferguson took on online course on how to write the perfect pitch, she got so many commissions that she didn't have time to complete it. Now Donna, a WIJ events team committee member, has invited media training consultancy Muse Flash, who run the course, to create a bespoke half-day workshop in London for WIJ members. [...]

By | 2018-11-29T12:51:03+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Events, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on WiJ Workshop: How to write the perfect pitch: FEBRUARY 2

Women in Journalism : Christmas Party 2018

Women in Journalism took a moment at our Christmas party to remember colleagues around the world who have been imprisoned or lost their lives this year. In a tribute to Burmese reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, our 200 hundred guests did a thumbs up and held mini posters for a photo for the [...]

By | 2018-12-18T14:27:59+00:00 November 1st, 2018|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Women in Journalism : Christmas Party 2018

How to Break a Big Story: an inspiring panel of investigative journalists

By Elle Ayres, WiJ intern Our sold-out How to Break a Big Story event saw one of WiJ's most impressive panels to date. Carole Cadwalladr, who investigated the Cambridge Analytica scandal; Amelia Gentleman, who brought the Windrush calamity to the forefront of the media and Madison Marriage, who uncovered the misogynistic treatment of hostesses at the [...]

By | 2018-10-15T17:24:45+00:00 October 15th, 2018|News, Past Events|Comments Off on How to Break a Big Story: an inspiring panel of investigative journalists

WiJ seminar- How To Break A Big Story: OCTOBER 9

When :  Tuesday ,October 9, 2018 Time: 6.30 drinks. Panel 7 - 8.15.  Networking until 9 Where: Wiggin LLP, Wiggin LLP, 9th Floor, Met Building, 22 Percy Street, London W1T 2BU  ( just off Tottenham Court Rd) Tickets: WiJ members £10 plus booking fee. Non-members £ 20 plus booking fee SOLD OUT Join the top female journalists [...]

By | 2018-11-01T09:04:12+00:00 September 6th, 2018|Events|Comments Off on WiJ seminar- How To Break A Big Story: OCTOBER 9

How to Ask for More Money – and Get What You Deserve: SEPTEMBER 27

Write up coming soon ! When it comes to asking for more money, whether you are on staff or freelance, is something women are bad at. Younger women frequently underestimate their worth; older women, often having had a career break for children, just seem to be grateful just to have the work at all. Men don’t [...]

By | 2018-09-28T14:54:33+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Events|Comments Off on How to Ask for More Money – and Get What You Deserve: SEPTEMBER 27