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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: TBC - early evening Booking information coming soon

By |2020-07-31T14:19:25+01:00July 31st, 2020|Events|Comments Off on Sept 29: “In conversation” with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and her new book ‘Ladies Who Punch”

Bureau of Investigative Journalism opportunities

Five exciting new roles coming up at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism: reporter - health inequalities; reporter - algorithms; community organiser; assistant production editor, operations assistant.  Find out more  HERE 

By |2020-07-31T10:30:59+01:00July 31st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Bureau of Investigative Journalism opportunities

Ingrid Wall is appointed our second WiJ special Ambassador

We are delighted to announce our second WiJ Ambassador -  Ingrid Wall following Barbara Taylor Bradford's inaugural appointment last year. Ingrid Wall recently took part in a WiJ Zoom conversation about the life of her remarkable late daughter, the investigative journalist Kim Wall (write up can be found HERE). It was clear that Ingrid, herself a journalist, [...]

By |2020-07-29T14:14:12+01:00July 29th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Ingrid Wall is appointed our second WiJ special Ambassador

Sept 22: WIJ LIT FEST with Sam Baker talking about her book The Shift

When : September 22 Time : 6.00 to 7.00 PM WiJ members ( includes recording ) £5 NON  members ( includes recording ) £10 BOOK HERE  If you are struggling please contact wijuk@aol.com

By |2020-07-29T14:00:28+01:00July 21st, 2020|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Sept 22: WIJ LIT FEST with Sam Baker talking about her book The Shift

September 16: Join Helen Lewis and Ayesha Hazarika for FUNNY HOUR

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 of the Evening Standard’s Londoner’s Diary, [...]

By |2020-07-28T18:18:08+01:00July 20th, 2020|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on September 16: Join Helen Lewis and Ayesha Hazarika for FUNNY HOUR

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 |2020-07-29T14:09:02+01:00July 20th, 2020|Events, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on OCT 20: WIJ LIT FEST: Join Claudia Winkleman to discuss new new book QUITE with Eleanor Mills

Exclusive work opportunities for WIJ members

Editor-in-chief of Hello! Rosie Nixon is a writing force of nature. Her third novel is out in November, she has a movie in pre-production and is currently steering one of Britain’s best-selling women’s weeklies from a makeshift office in her bedroom.  From August 10 Rosie is exclusively sharing with Women in Journalism her experiences of [...]

By |2020-07-31T14:10:07+01:00July 20th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Exclusive work opportunities for WIJ members

‘Time and Tide: Connections and Legacies’

‘Journalism is the first draft of history’ is a maxim amongst journalists. But as Women in Journalism points out on its website, that draft of history too often excludes female points of view. While some women are working at senior levels of broadcast journalism, newspapers are lagging behind, with just 25% of news stories on [...]

By |2020-07-20T17:24:55+01:00July 10th, 2020|News|Comments Off on ‘Time and Tide: Connections and Legacies’

Rachel Beer and Nellie Bly – Their Legacies Live On

She was the first woman to edit a British national newspaper, two in fact.  Yet Rachel Beer’s (1858-1927) headstone failed to note her remarkable career as editor of both The Sunday Times and The Observer at the end of the nineteenth century. Her neglected marker in Tunbridge Wells Municipal cemetery defined this convention-busting journalist only [...]

By |2020-07-20T17:28:02+01:00July 10th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Rachel Beer and Nellie Bly – Their Legacies Live On