Once again the Georgina Henry Prize, awarded by Women in Journalism for digital innovation by a woman, had a strong field of entries.

Our shortlist reflects the challenges that our entire industry faces This award is sponsored by  Olivia Crellin  Press Pad is  a website which links young people wanting to do work experience in the capital with journalists who can offer a spare room. Current interning practices exclude those who cannot come and work in London for [...]

By | 2019-03-12T10:57:16+00:00 March 12th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Once again the Georgina Henry Prize, awarded by Women in Journalism for digital innovation by a woman, had a strong field of entries.

Meet the Women at Westminster 

Henrik Pedersen, CEO, ABP; Eleanor Mills ,Chair WIJ; Rt . Hon Amber Rudd MP & Nusrat Ghani MP A huge thank you to everyone who attended our Women in Westminster event on 27 February and helped to make it such a special occasion. The weather couldn’t have been more different to last year as we swapped [...]

By | 2019-03-18T15:33:52+00:00 March 6th, 2019|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Meet the Women at Westminster 

WiJ Panel discussion: What is data journalism and why it matters.

Modern journalism is about telling stories using the power of data. So if you’re fascinated by data and want, need – and must – know more about it,  come to our seminar on Monday 25 March date at The Academy Hotel, 21 Gower St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6HG,  where we’ve gathered together a panel of top experts [...]

By | 2019-03-18T14:35:45+00:00 January 31st, 2019|News, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on WiJ Panel discussion: What is data journalism and why it matters.

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 – deadline extended until February 22 midnight

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 | 2019-02-20T11:24:23+00:00 December 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation  2019 – deadline extended until February 22 midnight

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