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Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation  2020 – Apply now!

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 |2020-01-07T20:02:20+00:00January 7th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation  2020 – Apply now!

In conversation with Alison Phillips: January 21

Alison first worked as a reporter for the Harlow Star weekly newspaper before going to Leeds University where she was editor of Leeds Student. She was then a trainee at the Evening Argus in Brighton before joining Connors News Agency and Woman magazine. She came to Trinity Mirror (now Reach) in 1998 as a feature [...]

By |2019-12-18T16:04:39+00:00December 18th, 2019|Events, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on In conversation with Alison Phillips: January 21

WOMEN IN JOURNALISM HONOUR BARBARA TAYLOR BRADFORD OBE AND MAKE HER ITS FIRST EVER AMBASSADOR

The UK’s most senior female editors and high profile writers came together last night (26 November 2019) to honour the former Fleet Street journalist and international bestselling novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford OBE at a special Woman in Journalism (WIJ) dinner held at Corinthia London. Twenty-eight of the leading female editors and writers working in the British media [...]

By |2019-11-27T12:36:36+00:00November 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on WOMEN IN JOURNALISM HONOUR BARBARA TAYLOR BRADFORD OBE AND MAKE HER ITS FIRST EVER AMBASSADOR

A workshop with award-winning freelancer Donna Ferguson – write up

Who, what, where and how much per word? The questions on almost every freelancers’ lips... Today (Sat) award-winning journalist Donna Ferguson answered them all for a group of lucky WiJ members, sharing her best kept strategies for freelance success during the sold-out workshop in central London. Donna tackled everything from cost-effective pitching, dealing with rejection, [...]

By |2019-11-11T17:18:21+00:00November 11th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on A workshop with award-winning freelancer Donna Ferguson – write up

Women in the News: What more can be done? October 28th, 5.30-8.30 @ Bloomberg LP

In 2019, there are far fewer women than men being quoted and featured in the news media. It is crucial for newsrooms to give their audiences a more representative view of society and draw upon diverse voices to tell stories. Join Women in Journalism and Bloomberg for an evening discussion looking at how newsrooms are taking [...]

By |2019-10-29T13:12:36+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on Women in the News: What more can be done? October 28th, 5.30-8.30 @ Bloomberg LP

How to succeed as a freelance journalist – bespoke workshop- November 9th, 10:30am-16:00 @Lansons

When: Saturday, November 9 Time: 10.30 - 16.00 Tickets : £65 ( includes refreshments and lunch)  NB: limited places  Where: Kindly hosted by Lansons, 24A St John St, Barbican, London  EC1M 4AY Sold out - waiting list HERE  On this new, practical workshop, along with 11 other journalists, you will learn: - how to find [...]

By |2019-10-29T13:13:03+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Events|Comments Off on How to succeed as a freelance journalist – bespoke workshop- November 9th, 10:30am-16:00 @Lansons

WiJ Workshop: Supercharge your newsgathering and verification skills:

When : Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Where: CISION,  5 Churchill Place, London E14 5HU Verifying the content we find online is not only a job for the digital or online desk: agents of disinformation specifically target journalists to spread rumours and lies. Working together we can improve the quality of information available online in the run [...]

By |2019-12-18T16:05:38+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on WiJ Workshop: Supercharge your newsgathering and verification skills:

We’re teaming up with Bobbi Brown and John Lewis & Partners Oxford St for a fun and unique networking event – 26th of September, 6:30pm-9pm @ Bobbi Brown Counter at John Lewis & Partners, Oxford St.

We’re teaming up with Bobbi Brown and John Lewis & Partners Oxford St for a fun and unique networking event; How to look Professional and Polished in 15 minutes! A make-up Masterclass featuring a Bobbi Brown Pro Artist. Prosecco, refreshments, personalised foundation matching + samples, goodie bags at  John Lewis & Partners Thursday 26 September [...]

By |2019-10-22T12:43:19+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on We’re teaming up with Bobbi Brown and John Lewis & Partners Oxford St for a fun and unique networking event – 26th of September, 6:30pm-9pm @ Bobbi Brown Counter at John Lewis & Partners, Oxford St.

In conversation with Cathy Newman – October 10th, 18:30 @ University of Westminster

Kindly sponsored by Lexington  Communications When : Thursday, October 10th Where : University of Westminster Time: Doors open at 18.30.  Drinks after conversation. Ends 21.00 Book HERE Chaired by: Eleanor Mills, WIJ Chair; editor of the Sunday Times Magazine and editorial director, the Sunday Times. @EleanorMills Cathy will be talking to Eleanor  about working as [...]

By |2019-10-22T12:44:14+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on In conversation with Cathy Newman – October 10th, 18:30 @ University of Westminster

Eve wins top prize at the London Press Club Ball 2019

Eve Pollard is a Fleet Street legend, one of the very first women to edit a national newspaper, she topped being editor of the Sunday Mirror by editing the Sunday Express. Throughout her incredible career - starting  at Honey magazine, launching Elle in the US, being an editor, not to mention her forays into dress [...]

By |2019-06-11T10:15:55+00:00June 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Eve wins top prize at the London Press Club Ball 2019