Mentoring Scheme Guidance – By Eleanor Mills

Thank you so much for agreeing to be a mentor on our Women in Journalism scheme - we all believe that we need more women in the higher echelons of Journalism, this scheme, now in its third year, is really making a difference. Well done for helping the next generation. For both mentor and mentor [...]

By | 2018-12-20T10:32:35+00:00 December 18th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Mentoring Scheme Guidance – By Eleanor Mills

Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation  2019 – now open for entries

Women in Journalism has announced its 5th annual journalism Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation to be presented at the prestigious National Press Awards sponsored by WIGGIN LLP. (April 2, London Lancaster ) The prizes (£4,000 in total) will be used to support an initiative by the applicant. Applicants can be any age, working in either print or multimedia.  The winner [...]

By | 2018-12-13T15:55:15+00:00 December 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation  2019 – now open for entries

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

Women in Journalism Mentoring Scheme 2019 Now Open for Applications

How would you like your media career to be nurtured by some of the most senior women in the business?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 three years , we are re-launching our WIJ Mentoring [...]

By | 2018-11-12T12:34:08+00:00 November 1st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Women in Journalism Mentoring Scheme 2019 Now Open for Applications

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

10 tips for how to ask for more money at work

Whether on staff, a contractor or freelance, many women find negotiating pay a challenge - which it goes some way to explaining the gender pay gap. Our September panel of top class female journalists shared their experience and advice about how to ask for more money, chaired by Jem Collins, digital journalist and editor, founder [...]

By | 2018-10-08T11:22:49+00:00 October 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on 10 tips for how to ask for more money at work

Message to members

Welcome to all our 600 WIJ members to our fantastic 2018-19 programme, which is bigger and better than ever. We are delighted to be launching a new series of 'In Conversation' evenings featuring Laura Kuenssberg, Kath Viner, Alison Philips, Mishal Husain and Anne Robinson, and our career-enhancing seminar panels include top female talent such as Amelia Gentleman and Carole Cadwalladr. [...]

By | 2018-09-27T05:41:25+00:00 September 27th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Message to members

Meet Our New WiJ Interns

For 2018/19 we have two brilliant new interns; Elle Ayres and Lucy Skoulding, joining the Women in Journalism team. They will be managing our social media, updating the website and attending events throughout the year. Here's a little bit about them... Elle Ayres Elle Ayres is a freelance journalist, and Features Editor and Social Media [...]

By | 2018-09-24T11:09:13+00:00 September 23rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Meet Our New WiJ Interns

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