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

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

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2018 is no ordinary year in the women's 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 thirty the right to vote in UK general elections for the first time.. While, ...
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The Duchess of Cornwall Attends Launch of WIJ Mentoring Programme

The Duchess of Cornwall Attends Launch of WIJ Mentoring Programme

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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 board who came to show their support. Guests include ...
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Women in Journalism Mentoring Scheme 2018 Now Open For Applications

Women in Journalism Mentoring Scheme 2018 Now Open For Applications

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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 fir ...
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The Dorsett Hotel Hosts WIJ Mentoring Event

The Dorsett Hotel Hosts WIJ Mentoring Event

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On Monday 9th October, the stunning Dorsett hotel in Shepherds Bush played host to our annual mentoring event.Photo credit: Grace HollidayMentors and mentees from the 2017 cohort gathered for drinks and canapes, courtesy of the Dorsett, with an in-house pianist providing the perfect background musi ...
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‘The Tycoon and the Escort’ research launch a huge success

‘The Tycoon and the Escort’ research launch a huge success

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By Grace Holliday (@GraceHolliday)On Tuesday 19th September, Women in Journalism launched its latest research project, ‘The Tycoon and the Escort: the business of portraying women in newspapers’, at the London School of Economics.The research showed that only 33% per cent of key ...
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Welcome to the team, Grace Holliday

Welcome to the team, Grace Holliday

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Grace Holliday has been appointed as Women in Journalism’s new social media intern, as our previous intern Georgia Edkins joins the Daily Mail Graduate Trainee Scheme.Grace is a freelance writer, journalist and social media manager who has written for the Guardian, Buzzfeed, Cosmopolitan and Time ...
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Discover your journalistic USP and design the career you want  Monday 20th June 2016. Blog by Hilly Janes, WIJ events chair

Discover your journalistic USP and design the career you want Monday 20th June 2016. Blog by Hilly Janes, WIJ events chair

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Our latest workshop was hosted exclusively for WIJ by Life Clubs, the life and career group-coaching organisation. Led by its founder, Nina Grunfeld, who very kindly hosted 14 guests in the elegant drawing room of her home in Westminster, the aim of the evening was to help journalists who want to ge ...
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How to Negotiate Pay

How to Negotiate Pay

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Women in Journalism’s sold-out event generously hosted by Wiggin LLP explored the sometimes tricky task of pay negotiation, advising both staff and freelancers to assess personal value, build strong employer/employee relationships and rehearse for that all-important conversation.The expert panel, ...
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Press Awards announces winner of The Georgina Henry Award

Press Awards announces winner of The Georgina Henry Award

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By Georgia Bea Edkins Women in Journalism’s Georgina Henry Award, generously sponsored by Wiggin LLP, offered the only all-female shortlist at the Press Awards on Tuesday evening.The award, previously won by Laura Bates of ‘Everyday Sexism’ success, was set up to honour Georg ...
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Goodbye wall, hello fence

Goodbye wall, hello fence

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WIJ’s “What is the future of magazines – digital, print or both?” seminar hosted by the Good Housekeeping Institute and sponsored by digital magazine subscription platform Readly UK was a stimulating evening of sparky discussion about the value of print and digital magazines and how both can ...
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