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Majdoleen Hassona: Trapped in the West Bank to Silence her Journalism: By Douna Haj Ahmed

Imagine you’re the type of person who never gives up fighting for the truth. You receive the most prestigious award in your field, but you can’t receive it in person for no reason other than that you were born in occupied land and the occupying forces have issued a travel ban against you. This is [...]

By |2022-07-25T09:35:26+01:00July 25th, 2022|Heroes|Comments Off on Majdoleen Hassona: Trapped in the West Bank to Silence her Journalism: By Douna Haj Ahmed

A workshop for journalists reporting on race and ethnicity – August 2022

Every single journalist will write about race and ethnicity even if not overtly, who people are, makes up part of every story and sometimes those differences are not represented well. How can journalists notice differences and report on it fairly, especially when people from ethnic minorities are not well represented in senior leadership and positions [...]

By |2022-07-25T10:17:10+01:00July 25th, 2022|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on A workshop for journalists reporting on race and ethnicity – August 2022

How to Land the Interview of the Year with Sam McAlister

Do you want to know the behind the scenes of one of the biggest interviews of 2021? Watch back our exclusive event with Sam McAlister and Sarah Hewson. Newsnight producer, Sam McAlister was in conversation with journalist, broadcaster and royal commentator, Sarah Hewson. They discussed her training as a barrister at the start of her [...]

By |2022-07-25T11:57:00+01:00July 24th, 2022|News, Past Events|Comments Off on How to Land the Interview of the Year with Sam McAlister

LIVE at ITN: September 22 : In conversation with Lorraine Kelly

''Who's Lorraine?'' Lorraine Kelly, CBE is a Scottish journalist and television presenter. She has presented various television shows for ITV, including Good Morning Britain, GMTV and This Morning. She was awarded her CBE for services to broadcasting, journalism and charity. On her show Lorraine presents a topical mix of entertainment, discussion and celebrity gossip. Away [...]

By |2022-08-12T12:29:36+01:00July 24th, 2022|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on LIVE at ITN: September 22 : In conversation with Lorraine Kelly

LIVE OCT 3: What Women Journalists Go Through to tell the Truth

When:  October 3rd Time: 6.30 pm with drinks Where : St John’s Waterloo 73 Waterloo Road London SE1 8TY Threats, misogynistic and racist abuse, online trolling, physical assault, imprisonment, rape and the ultimate sanction – murder. That is what many women journalists across the world endure from those who try to silence them in their fight to expose the truth. Last year, the UN catalogued “the “chilling tide of abuse” inflicted [...]

By |2022-07-28T16:28:40+01:00July 23rd, 2022|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on LIVE OCT 3: What Women Journalists Go Through to tell the Truth

LIVE: October 4: University of Leeds : How to make the right next step for you and your career…

6.30 Registration and welcome drink 7.00 – 8.15 Panel discussion 8.15 – 9.00 Drinks reception Where : Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre,  Michael Sadler Building, Beech Grove Terrace, Woodhouse Lane, University of Leeds The drinks reception will also be held in the Michael Sadler Building   (number 78 on the downloaded map  http://www.leeds.ac.uk/campusmap ) Panel so far : [...]

By |2022-08-09T13:51:17+01:00July 22nd, 2022|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on LIVE: October 4: University of Leeds : How to make the right next step for you and your career…

Tips and Tricks to Network Successfully

Love your career but hate networking? Discover the best kept secrets of feeling confident and impressing new people from our brilliant live event with We Are Black Journos. If walking into a room full of strangers makes you want to run for the hills, then follow these top tips to help you out. Even the [...]

By |2022-07-22T08:44:28+01:00July 21st, 2022|News|Comments Off on Tips and Tricks to Network Successfully

ONLINE: October 5: Menopause in the newsroom .

Online: October 5th. Online 6-7pm We all think we know the classic symptoms – sweats, tetchiness, low sex drive. And we don’t have to worry about until our fifties and it’ll all be OK. Wrong. Twenty-six million women in the UK are menopausal or peri-menopausal and most work.  And yet, despite the fact that eight [...]

By |2022-07-28T16:32:17+01:00July 19th, 2022|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on ONLINE: October 5: Menopause in the newsroom .

WiJ marks a milestone for gender equality in the City – and bags a scoop

Former WiJ Chair Eleanor Mills has bagged another one of Sheryl Sandberg’s first interviews following news of her Meta departure. The exclusive Q&A was played to the business community at the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday during an event to mark a milestone for gender equality efforts. During the interview, Sheryl revealed: Mark Zuckerburg was [...]

By |2022-07-18T11:48:55+01:00July 18th, 2022|News|Comments Off on WiJ marks a milestone for gender equality in the City – and bags a scoop
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