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

How to Ask for More Money – and get what you are worth

When: Thursday 27th September Where: Wiggin LLP, 9th Floor, Met Building, 22 Percy Street,London W1T 2BU  ( just off Tottenham Court Rd) Time: 18.30 drinks.Panel starts at 19.15. Panel ends 20.15. Drinks and networking until 21.00            When it comes to asking for more money, whether you are on staff or freelance, is something women [...]

By | 2018-07-04T18:16:40+00:00 June 27th, 2018|News, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on How to Ask for More Money – and get what you are worth

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

WIJ Hiring For Social Media Intern ’18/19

  Can you support our superwoman administrator Kate McMillan in updating and improving our website; tweet from our account with nearly 13,000 followers; keep an eye on our LinkedIn group; attend around 10 events a year and write the occasional blog post? We will pay £100 a month plus expenses, offer you a year’s free [...]

By | 2018-06-04T12:51:16+00:00 June 4th, 2018|News|Comments Off on WIJ Hiring For Social Media Intern ’18/19

Journo Resources To Change The Game With Press Award and Funding from Women In Journalism

At this year’s Press Awards, Jem Collins of Journo Resources was awarded The Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation. Here, she talks to our Social Media and Events Intern, Grace Holliday, about her win. Grace Holliday: Congratulations, Jem! How were The Press Awards? Jem Collins: Thank you! They were incredible. I didn't in a million [...]

By | 2018-06-01T13:28:24+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Events, News|Comments Off on Journo Resources To Change The Game With Press Award and Funding from Women In Journalism

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

Young women and media: the promise of the female network – Kitty Hatchley

I recently worked on a six-part web series entirely produced by students. It was written by three women, directed by the same three women, produced by a further three women and shot entirely by a woman. In my experience university is awash with confident, capable, extraordinary young women bursting with enthusiasm: for storytelling; for questioning; [...]

By | 2018-04-25T10:25:00+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|News, Research, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Young women and media: the promise of the female network – Kitty Hatchley

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