2014/2015 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship

2014/2015 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship

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The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is now accepting applications for the 2014/2015 Elizabeth Neuffer FellowshipThe fellowship is designed for a woman journalist from anywhere in the world whose work in print, broadcast, or digital media has focused on human rights a ...
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Alex Crawford at Journalists’ Charity 150th St Bride’s service

Alex Crawford at Journalists’ Charity 150th St Bride’s service

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All I see is this huge sea of people – many of them titans of our profession. You can understand how frightening that is!Its like when I was being interviewed for a BBC job, there’s that many people in the room….I can see people I trained with on my local newspaper – the Wokingham Times. I a ...
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Founding member of WIJ Georgina Henry – 8 June 1960 to 7 February 2014

Founding member of WIJ Georgina Henry – 8 June 1960 to 7 February 2014

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Women in Journalism pays tribute to an inspiring female journalist and founder of WIJ.Obituary by Alan Rusbridger, published in The Guardian:Georgina Henry, who has died aged 53 of cancer, was a former deputy editor of the Guardian who helped change the future of newspaper commentary when she devi ...
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“Her Story” is a youth led project by Divine; a young women’s group in Hackney

“Her Story” is a youth led project by Divine; a young women’s group in Hackney

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"Her Story" is a youth led project by Divine; a young women's group in Hackney. A collective of young women amplifying their voices and the voices of others through photography and print. This book aims to collate the experiences of women across the world; sourced through conversati ...
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TOP TIPS FROM WIJ’S ‘TO BLOG OR NOT TO BLOG?’ SEMINAR

TOP TIPS FROM WIJ’S ‘TO BLOG OR NOT TO BLOG?’ SEMINAR

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 Six panellists, all with very different blogging backgrounds and approaches, and around 50 members of WiJ discussed how blogging can benefit journalists at Wiggin LLP’s Met Building.They were:* Political blogger Susie Boniface/‘Fleet Street Fox’ (www.fleetstreetfox.com) @fleetstreetfox* Cros ...
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Gay women in the media – By Gabriella Jozwiak

Gay women in the media – By Gabriella Jozwiak

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How does the media treat gay women? This question was debated at an event held jointly by Women in Journalism and lesbian magazine Diva in November. The panel of top gay female journalists attracted a sell-out crowd. They heard what it’s like to work in the industry as a gay or bisexual woman, and ...
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War and journalists: why do we go? – Lindsey Hilsum

War and journalists: why do we go? – Lindsey Hilsum

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The following is the text of a speech I gave on 12 November 2013 at St Bride’s, the journalists’ church on Fleet Street, during a service to commemorate the media in troubled times:On August 21st I, like everyone else here, woke up to news of an ...
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What ways are women held back? Reuters Institute / Suzanne Franks

What ways are women held back? Reuters Institute / Suzanne Franks

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https://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/publications/risj-challenges/women-and-journalism.html Female journalism students substantially outnumber men. I notice that every time I stand before a class at City University. And the same is true not just in the UK but across the world from the ...
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A personal appeal from London Press Club chairman Doug Wills

A personal appeal from London Press Club chairman Doug Wills

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From Leveson and Snowden to journalists under arrest and on trial, it is hard to remember a time when the British Press was the subject of so much attention, both here and internationally. As I said at the Press Club awards, it is against this background that it is more important than ever for us t ...
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Tax event blog – HW Fisher evening

Tax event blog – HW Fisher evening

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Getting your tax right is an essential but (excuse the pun) taxing part of life for many journalists and writers. But last week’s WIJ tax session from chartered accountants HW Fisher & Company aimed to ease the pain of completing the dreaded tax return. Here are a few top tips from the experts ...
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