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Editor Under the Spotlight update: Congratulations Ashlee Elizabeth-Lolo on today’s HELLO! byline

Women in Journalism member Ashlee Elizabeth-Lolo has had her first commission for the national press published today in this week’s issue of HELLO! magazine – and been paid a fee of £400.  The 25-year-old writer from Birmingham successfully pitched to HELLO! editor-in-chief Rosie Nixon as part of Women in Journalism’s new Editor Under the Spotlight series, which [...]

By |2020-10-12T10:21:35+01:00October 12th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Editor Under the Spotlight update: Congratulations Ashlee Elizabeth-Lolo on today’s HELLO! byline

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 |2020-09-30T10:00:42+01:00September 22nd, 2020|Events, Past 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 |2020-10-07T08:29:15+01:00September 21st, 2020|Events, Past 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

In conversation with Claudia Winkleman about her new book, Quite. In first ever book, Claudia shares her observations on topics such as the importance of melted cheese, why black coats are vital, how it’s never okay to have sex with someone who has an opinion on your date outfit, how nurses are our most precious [...]

By |2020-10-08T12:24:57+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

NOV 17: Lit Fest with Susie Dent talking to Julia Langdon

In conversation with Countdown's Susie Dent about her new book, Word Perfect. Join Countdown’s queen of Dictionary Corner in conversation about her new book, Word Perfect, with Julia Langdon, political journalist, author and scrabble legend. Susie will share the stories behind common phrases like stealing someone’s thunder, May Day and the meaning of “snaccident” – unintentionally eating a whole packet of [...]

By |2020-10-08T08:53:40+01:00September 18th, 2020|Events, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on NOV 17: Lit Fest with Susie Dent talking to Julia Langdon

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

WIJ autumn Lit Fest

Welcome to our new autumn online events programme, when we pick the best of a brilliant new bunch of books written by journalists and broadcasters. Yasmin Alibhai-Brown on Ladies Who Punch - 50 trailblazing women whose stories you should know September 29 BOOK HERE  Julie Welch on Fleet Street Girls - The women who broke down the doors of the gentleman’s club . Julie will be [...]

By |2020-09-28T11:00:41+01:00September 7th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on WIJ autumn Lit Fest

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: