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Sept 29: “In conversation” with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and her new book ‘Ladies Who Punch”

Where: ZOOM When : Tuesday Sept 29 Time: 18.00 to 19.00 Join award winning journalist, broadcaster and WIJ committee member Yasmin Alibhai-Brown to hear her talk about her latest book with Sonya Thomas WIJ committee member & freelance journalist,  Ladies Who Punch: 50 Trailblazing Women Whose Stories We Should Know. Throughout history, plucky, indomitable, daring, [...]

By |2020-09-23T16:53:28+01:00September 22nd, 2020|Events, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Sept 29: “In conversation” with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and her new book ‘Ladies Who Punch”

We are the leading training, networking and campaigning organisation for journalists in the UK and we need an enthusiastic intern looking to kickstart a brilliant career in journalism.

Women in Journalism has more than 700 active members and 16,900 Twitter followers. We welcome women at all stages of their career, from students to leading media professionals. We run twenty events a year featuring top industry talent at seminars, talks and parties, before the pandemic at venues including the House of Commons, News UK, [...]

By |2020-09-22T10:48:54+01:00September 22nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on We are the leading training, networking and campaigning organisation for journalists in the UK and we need an enthusiastic intern looking to kickstart a brilliant career in journalism.

OCT 6: Fleet Street Girls with Julie Welch and Eve Pollard

When : October 6 Time : 6pm to 7pm Julie Welch talks to Eve Pollard (legend!) about her new book Fleet Street Girls – The women who broke down the doors of the gentleman’s club. Her personal story tells of the female journalists who broke down barriers in the 1970s and 1980s as women moved up the ranks in Fleet Street when it was [...]

By |2020-09-23T18:37:27+01:00September 21st, 2020|Events, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on OCT 6: Fleet Street Girls with Julie Welch and Eve Pollard

OCT 20: WIJ LIT FEST: Join Claudia Winkleman to discuss new new book QUITE with Eleanor Mills

Time : 6.00 pm to 7.00 WiJ members ( includes recording ) : £5 NON members ( includes recording ) : £10 BOOK HERE  If you are struggling please contact wijuk@aol.com Claudia Winkleman is one of the best known broadcasters in the UK, she won the RTS Award for Best Presenter in 2015 and has been [...]

By |2020-09-23T16:56:03+01:00September 19th, 2020|Events, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on OCT 20: WIJ LIT FEST: Join Claudia Winkleman to discuss new new book QUITE with Eleanor Mills

DATE TBC: Join Helen Lewis and Ayesha Hazarika for FUNNY HOUR

Where: ZOOM When: Date TBC Time : 6.00 pm to 7.00pm Let's look forward to a Funny Hour with Helen and Ayesha. Helen Lewis is a staff writer at The Atlantic and author of Difficult Women: A History of Feminism in 11 Fights. She appears regularly on BBC Radio 4’s News Quiz. Ayesha Hazarika is editor [...]

By |2020-09-23T16:58:06+01:00September 18th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on DATE TBC: Join Helen Lewis and Ayesha Hazarika for FUNNY HOUR

Testing time for women to take the crown : Eleanor Mills in the British Journalism Review

The new editor of the FT has struck a blow for diversity. But are women reaching the industry’s summit only in time to see print slip away? Despite its pink hue, the Financial Times has always been the epitome of the old white male business establishment. But not any more. In January this year, Roula [...]

By |2020-09-02T18:20:58+01:00September 2nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Testing time for women to take the crown : Eleanor Mills in the British Journalism Review

Sept 22: WIJ LIT FEST : Sam Baker ‘in conversation’ on The Shift:

When : September 22 Time : 6.00 to 7.00 PM How I (lost and) found myself after 40 – and you can too. Former editor in chief of Cosmopolitan and Red and co-founder of The Pool, Sam will be talking to her former colleague and WIJ committee member Louise Court. “It’s the book I wish [...]

By |2020-09-23T16:57:44+01:00August 21st, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on Sept 22: WIJ LIT FEST : Sam Baker ‘in conversation’ on The Shift:

Editor Under The Spotlight: Rosie Nixon Of HELLO! On Starting Out, Celebrity Culture, And The Importance Of Kindness

By Laura Whitcombe, WiJ Committee Member & Freelance Journalist HELLO! is the magazine that shook up the magazine market and the world of celebrity reporting when it launched in the UK over 30 years ago. Its critics have called it lightweight – but it has consistently secured celebrity and royal exclusives followed up by press [...]

By |2020-08-23T14:16:48+01:00August 17th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Editor Under The Spotlight: Rosie Nixon Of HELLO! On Starting Out, Celebrity Culture, And The Importance Of Kindness

Big audiences, little revenue by Aleks Krotoski

Podcasts are attracting new and loyal listeners, but most cost more to make than the producers will ever recoup Podcasting is the thing on everyone’s earbuds right now – little audio special deliveries of essential news updates, dramatic true crime, comedy gabfests and thought-provoking documentaries. By many accounts, radio is in its second golden age, [...]

By |2020-09-22T10:54:02+01:00August 7th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Big audiences, little revenue by Aleks Krotoski