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 Host Biggest And Best Summer Party Ever At Rosewood London

On Friday 6th July, Women in Journalism held our annual summer party in the ballroom of the Rosewood London. Credit: Eleanor Mills Not only did the stunning Rosewood host our event, which more than 350 people attended, they also laid on mouthwatering pies and chutneys from Holborn Dining Room, plus live entertainment and [...]

By | 2018-07-16T09:22:18+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Events, News, Past Events|Comments Off on WIJ Host Biggest And Best Summer Party Ever At Rosewood London

Summer Party At Rosewood London

  The Women in Journalism Summer Party was  held at the stunning Rosewood Hotel on 6th July. Women in Journalism  summer party sponsors for 2018 were The Knotted Vine  The Knotted Vine is sponsoring a Spanish rosé wine, Armas Mencia Rosado Gusbourne Gusbourne is also sponsoring the event with their Blanc de Blancs 2013. Plus lovely Lovely Rosewood goody bags!

By | 2018-07-08T15:51:34+00:00 June 24th, 2018|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Summer Party At Rosewood London

Taking on a Career Challenge: 14 Top Tips from 5 Top Women

By Donna Ferguson Last week Women in Journalism put on our third annual event for women in financial journalism, kindly hosted by the FT. The topic of discussion at this year’s event was ‘Taking on a Career Challenge’ and our panelists were: ●     Becky Barrow, news editor of the Sunday Times and committee member of Women [...]

By | 2018-06-27T13:57:01+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Taking on a Career Challenge: 14 Top Tips from 5 Top Women

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 [...]

By | 2018-04-03T10:20:55+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Events, News, Past Events|Comments Off on Women of Colour in Journalism on International Women’s Day

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 [...]

By | 2018-04-03T10:23:04+00:00 March 13th, 2018|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation 2018

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 [...]

By | 2018-04-03T10:22:12+00:00 March 6th, 2018|News, Past Events, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Duchess of Cornwall attends WIJ Mentoring Programme

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 [...]

By | 2018-04-03T10:56:11+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Past Events|Comments Off on January Seminar: Rakes Progress and the future of the independent magazine sector