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June 29: How to thrive in regional journalism

Stellar scoops, stories and sources. Senior women journalists discuss how regional journalism can thrive - and what they have learnt from covering COVID. The pandemic turned the spotlight on regional journalism in a way like never before. Local news truly came into its own over the last year as it helped people make sense of [...]

By |2021-06-16T16:51:56+01:00June 15th, 2021|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on June 29: How to thrive in regional journalism

July 6: Mary Ann Sieghart ‘ In conversation’ with Amber Rudd

Join writer and broadcaster Mary Ann Sieghart talking about her latest book The Authority Gap - Why women are still taken less seriously than men, and what we can do about it, with Amber Rudd, former Home Secretary and Secretary of State for Work and Pensions in our latest "In Conversation" event. Mary Ann is one of the UK's [...]

By |2021-06-15T13:40:11+01:00June 14th, 2021|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on July 6: Mary Ann Sieghart ‘ In conversation’ with Amber Rudd

June 8 : Mothers in the media: how do they make it work?

How to keep your career on track when you have children? As the pandemic has shown us, the challenge of juggling work and family still falls mostly on female shoulders. Our stellar panel are at all stages of their careers, from national newspaper editor and leading broadcaster to TV journalist just back from her first maternity [...]

By |2021-06-15T13:20:29+01:00June 9th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on June 8 : Mothers in the media: how do they make it work?

How to use Instagram to boost your career 

Our Instagram-savvy panel gave an insight into how the social media powerhouse can help elevate your career. We looked at ways to build your profile and grow your following, unpicking the differences between features like Stories and Reels and how best to use them, and sharing secrets to making money from the platform and attracting [...]

By |2021-06-10T08:21:00+01:00June 7th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on How to use Instagram to boost your career 

Sian Williams ‘In conversation’ with Pippa Crerar

Sian Williams talks about her career in broadcast journalism – and her work as a psychotherapist In a career spanning 35 years, Sian Williams, the main anchor on Channel 5 News, has reported on events as harrowing as the Asian tsunami, the Hillsborough disaster and the 2005 Pakistan earthquake.  She talks to the Daily Mirror’s [...]

By |2021-06-10T08:21:48+01:00June 5th, 2021|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on Sian Williams ‘In conversation’ with Pippa Crerar

Congratulations to Women in Journalism member Tara Hepburn, who secured our latest Editor Under the Spotlight commission. By Laura Whitcombe

Tara received a £240 fee for successfully pitching a first-person piece to ELLE Magazine editor-in-chief Farrah Storr for the title’s anonymous digital series Secret Lives of Women.   For obvious reasons we are not able to reveal the story that Tara wrote, but recent articles in the series have included secrets as diverse as 'I'm Well-Paid, But I Steal Hundreds Of [...]

By |2021-06-03T14:53:12+01:00June 3rd, 2021|News|Comments Off on Congratulations to Women in Journalism member Tara Hepburn, who secured our latest Editor Under the Spotlight commission. By Laura Whitcombe

Sign up to Off The Record – a journalism newsletter which comes out every Thursday afternoon

Off The Record is a journalism newsletter which comes out every Thursday afternoon. Each week we’ll tell you what events are coming up which might tickle your fancy, include a brief review of the best journalism podcasts that week so you don’t have to listen to the rubbish ones and, more importantly, report on who’s [...]

By |2021-05-25T13:04:30+01:00May 24th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Sign up to Off The Record – a journalism newsletter which comes out every Thursday afternoon

Major Survey launched by Women in Journalism

The level of online abuse, editorial, ethnic, age and gender discrimination, as well as increased domestic chores loaded on female journalists during the pandemic, are just a few of the areas that a major survey launched this week by Women In Journalism will be investigating. The survey sent out WIJ’s 900+ members and to 30,000 subscribers [...]

By |2021-05-18T11:03:21+01:00May 18th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Major Survey launched by Women in Journalism

Women Hero Journalists – job advertisement

Women in Journalism (WIJ) is looking for a student journalist, or a young journalist starting out on her career, to write regular profiles of women “hero” journalists jailed or under attack for their journalism somewhere in the world. This is an important role highlighting the many female journalists struggling to get their stories heard despite [...]

By |2021-05-19T14:50:17+01:00May 17th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Women Hero Journalists – job advertisement

June 10: Afua Hirsch ‘ In conversation’ with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Joining our fabulous line up of guest speakers, we were delighted to welcome Afua Hirsch, Guardian columnist, best-selling author of Brit(ish) and Equal to Everything, broadcaster, Wallis Annenberg Chair at The University of Southern California  - and former barrister.  Afua was interviewed by WiJ honorary committee member and award winning columnist, broadcaster and author Yasmin Alibhai-Brown Watch [...]

By |2021-06-11T10:01:51+01:00May 9th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on June 10: Afua Hirsch ‘ In conversation’ with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown