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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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The Women in Journalism Christmas Party 2017

The Women in Journalism Christmas Party 2017 12 December 2017 By Grace Holliday London’s News UK hosted the Women in Journalism Christmas Party on Monday 27 November, a sell-out evening high above the city. WIJ founder and Honorary President Eve Pollard and WIJ chair Eleanor Mills, Editorial Director of The Sunday Times, welcomed guest [...]

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Women in Journalism Mentoring Scheme 2018 Now Open For Applications

Women in Journalism Mentoring Scheme 2018 Now Open For Applications By Grace Holliday 21 November 2017 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 [...]

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Seminar Summary: Harassment in the newsroom: what happens now?

Seminar Summary: ‘Harassment in the newsroom: what happens now?’ 21 November 2017 By Milly Vincent This seminar was a timely effort to catalyse the end of harassment within UK media. It’s a topical and yet prehistoric issue that has remained largely unreported until now, posing the question; ‘Why did it take newspapers so long [...]

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Babies, Bosses and Ikea Hotdogs: 6 Things We Learned at Women in Journalism’s ‘Starting A Family’ Seminar

Babies, Bosses and Ikea Hotdogs: 6 Things We Learned at Women in Journalism’s ‘Starting A Family’ Seminar By Grace Holliday 24th October 2017 Having children alongside a career in journalism was the topic of our sell-out seminar on Tuesday 10 October. Generously hosted by the stylish Neat Café inside Lululemon on Regent Street, new [...]

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Free Maternity Comeback Workshops

Free Maternity Comeback Workshops By Grace Holliday 12 October 2017 Talent Keepers programme maternity and career comeback workshops will continue in 2017 from our base in St Albans, Hertfordshire. We know that many women don’t have access to the kind of support we provide our clients’ maternity returners and with this in mind, part [...]

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Grenfell Tower: Why aren’t more women covering big news stories? The readers, and the general public, are not getting the full story

Grenfell Tower: Why aren’t more women covering big news stories? The readers, and the general public, are not getting the full story By Katie Hind 19 September 2017 They are words I’ve heard several times in my career, whenever I deviate from my usual beat of writing about celebrities, but this time it was [...]

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