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 | 2018-05-22T16:13:30+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|News|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 

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

Women in Journalism and ABP celebrate A Centenary of Women at Westminster

Women in Journalism and ABP celebrate A Centenary of Women at Westminster 17 February 2018 By Grace Holliday 2018 is no ordinary year in the woman rights calendar as it marks the one-hundredth anniversary of the Representation of the People Act, a historic piece of legislation which allowed property-owning women over the age of [...]

By | 2018-04-03T10:27:38+00:00 February 17th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Women in Journalism and ABP celebrate A Centenary of Women at Westminster

Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation 2018 – now open for entries

Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation  2018 – now open for entries 8 January 2018 By Milly Vincent Women in Journalism has announced its 4th annual journalism Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation to be presented at the prestigious National Press Awards sponsored by WIGGIN LLP. (March 13, London Hilton) The prizes (£4,000 in [...]

By | 2018-05-14T09:44:36+00:00 January 8th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation 2018 – now open for entries