Women of Colour in Journalism on International Women’s Day

by Sonya Thomas More than 50 W​omen of colour in journalism ​met on 8 March (International Women's day) to talk openly and candidly about their experiences​. On ​our​ panel, joining Afua Hirsch who chaired the event, was Anjana Ahuja, a former Times columnist, feature writer and now a contributing writer and science commentator at the Financial Times​;​ Megha Mohan [...]

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Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation 2018

2018 Award Winners WINNER: Jem Collins at Journo Resources In an industry undergoing radical change the need to recruit journalists from as wide a range of backgrounds as possible has never been more urgent. Journo resources offers advice and more in an easy to follow, digestible way  to help widen access  and [...]

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Women in financial journalism: Taking on a new career challenge 

Are you a woman working in financial journalism who would like to break into a job on the news or features desk or is wondering how to broaden the topics you write about? Would you like to know how a career in financial journalism can prepare you for a job editing hard news for [...]

By | 2018-05-22T15:29:47+00:00 March 6th, 2018|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Women in financial journalism: Taking on a new career challenge 

Duchess of Cornwall attends WIJ Mentoring Programme

The Duchess of Cornwall Attends Launch of WIJ Mentoring Programme By Grace Holliday The Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla Parker Bowles, joined the latest mentors and mentees on our 2018 scheme at a champagne reception at the The Ned on 7 February. Canapés and Perrier Jouet circulated, as did many members of our committee and advisory [...]

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Summary: Centenary Celebration of Women in Westminster

By Milly Vincent Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Centenary Celebration of Women in Westminster last night. The event celebrated this momentous year which marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act passed, giving the first women the right to vote. In true Suffragette spirit we trudged through the snow [...]

By | 2018-05-14T09:45:27+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Events, News, Past Events|Comments Off on Summary: Centenary Celebration of Women in Westminster

January Seminar: Rakes Progress and the future of the independent magazine sector

WIJ is teaming up with fabulous contemporary gardening and style magazine Rakes Progress in their Covent Garden pop up space to hear about how the independent magazine sector is blossoming. With expert insight, heavenly scents and a glass or two of wine here are two of our panelists ** Tom Loxley, executive editor Radio [...]

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The Women in Journalism Christmas Party 2017

The Women in Journalism Christmas Party 2017 12 December 2017 By Grace Holliday London’s News UK hosted the Women in Journalism Christmas Party on Monday 27 November, a sell-out evening high above the city. WIJ founder and Honorary President Eve Pollard and WIJ chair Eleanor Mills, Editorial Director of The Sunday Times, welcomed guest [...]

By | 2018-02-13T13:00:37+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Events, News, Past Events|Comments Off on The Women in Journalism Christmas Party 2017

Seminar Summary: Harassment in the newsroom: what happens now?

Seminar Summary: ‘Harassment in the newsroom: what happens now?’ 21 November 2017 By Milly Vincent This seminar was a timely effort to catalyse the end of harassment within UK media. It’s a topical and yet prehistoric issue that has remained largely unreported until now, posing the question; ‘Why did it take newspapers so long [...]

By | 2018-02-13T13:00:19+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Events, News, Past Events|Comments Off on Seminar Summary: Harassment in the newsroom: what happens now?

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 By Grace Holliday 24th October 2017 Having children alongside a career in journalism was the topic of our sell-out seminar on Tuesday 10 October. Generously hosted by the stylish Neat Café inside Lululemon on Regent Street, new [...]

By | 2018-03-02T05:33:11+00:00 October 24th, 2017|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Babies, Bosses and Ikea Hotdogs: 6 Things We Learned at Women in Journalism’s ‘Starting A Family’ Seminar

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

The Tycoon and the Escort: the business of portraying women in newspapers By Grace Holliday 19 September 2017 Report by Eleanor Mills, Katie Hind, Áine Quinn Researchers: Megan Baynes, Caitlin Doherty, Jessica Frank-Keyes, Emily Hawkins, Sara Lovejoy, Evie Prichard This research will be launched at a public event at the LSE on September 19, [...]

By | 2018-02-13T12:26:30+00:00 September 19th, 2017|News, Past Events|Comments Off on The Tycoon and the Escort: the business of portraying women in newspapers