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Editor Under the Spotlight: Pitch to Eleanor Mills For A £200 Commission: By Laura Whitcombe

Being axed from the Sunday Times after 23 years felt like an out-of-body experience for Eleanor Mills but a year on she says she wouldn’t go back. “At the time, one of my old bosses said the redundancy would be the best thing that ever happened to me and I wanted to hit him; but [...]

By |2021-09-21T12:05:02+01:00September 20th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Editor Under the Spotlight: Pitch to Eleanor Mills For A £200 Commission: By Laura Whitcombe

Women in Journalism at Dumfries House – guest of HRH The Duchess of Cornwall

The Duchess of Cornwall used a Women In Journalism event at Dumfries House to urge the world to ‘do all we can’ to protect female journalists working in Afghanistan. After hosting 40 members of WIJ for a mentoring event in the Tapestry Room at the Georgian mansion in Ayrshire, Camilla gave an impassioned plea highlighting [...]

By |2021-09-10T16:52:39+01:00September 9th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Women in Journalism at Dumfries House – guest of HRH The Duchess of Cornwall

Why Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, had to step up

Far from scaling down her duties at 74, CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL is busier – and happier – than ever. Kate Mansey discovers how the causes close to her heart have made her one of the Royal Family’s greatest assets There is a special place in hell reserved for women who don’t help other women,’ [...]

By |2021-09-09T10:03:37+01:00September 5th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Why Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, had to step up

Maria Ressa: The Battle for Facts By Ella Hopkins

Around the world every day there are journalists putting their lives at risk in order to report the truth. Often their families too face physical harm and intimidation. These are the true heroes of our trade.  Those for whom speaking truth to power comes with real consequences. Everyone who believes in the importance of journalism owes a [...]

By |2021-09-05T06:22:15+01:00September 5th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Maria Ressa: The Battle for Facts By Ella Hopkins

October 4: Sarah Rainsford:’ In conversation ‘. Being expelled from Russia – a Women in Journalism and Frontline Club event

Please join us for a very special In Conversation with BBC Moscow correspondent Sarah Rainsford. In September she was brutally and unexpectedly expelled from Russia after two decades of reporting from there. "I am being expelled and I have been told that I can't come back - ever," she told BBC R4 Today. Sarah will [...]

By |2021-09-16T11:12:56+01:00September 5th, 2021|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on October 4: Sarah Rainsford:’ In conversation ‘. Being expelled from Russia – a Women in Journalism and Frontline Club event

OCTOBER 6 : Broadcast Masterclass : Breaking into The Industry

Sara Nourizadeh will be sharing insights into how creative teams are formed and how productions are taken from concept to development, through to a commission series. Sara will share her knowledge of the different routes into the profession and tips for breaking into the broadcasting industry When: October 6 Time: 18.00 ( ends 19.00) Where [...]

By |2021-09-06T20:21:29+01:00September 3rd, 2021|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on OCTOBER 6 : Broadcast Masterclass : Breaking into The Industry

October 27 : Cop26 – Our role in reporting climate crisis

This event will be held at the Geological Society, Piccadilly before the conference in Glasgow.  It will be lived, streamed and recorded. Speakers and more information coming soon When : w/c 25 October  Times : 6.30 to 9pm Where : Geological Society, Piccadilly  The Geological Society of London, the UK’s national society for the Earth [...]

By |2021-09-06T20:22:17+01:00September 2nd, 2021|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on October 27 : Cop26 – Our role in reporting climate crisis

NOVEMBER 10 : Broadcast Masterclass : Finding Great Ideas

Sara Nourizadeh will tell us how broadcast ideas get commissioned. She shared the story about her show “London's Great Bridges: Lighting the Thames”, which eventually ended up on Channel 4, but she had to fight hard for the idea to be commissioned. She also offers tips for developing the 'ideas muscle' and the power of [...]

By |2021-09-06T20:22:58+01:00September 1st, 2021|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on NOVEMBER 10 : Broadcast Masterclass : Finding Great Ideas

DECEMBER 1: Broadcast Masterclass : Using data to tell stories

What is data journalism Examples from history Using data in your journalism (from stories that have data a component to totally data-driven stories - I can use some recent examples) How to get started. Where it can lead Finding and accessing data (including what to do when not all data is equal e.g. comparing when organisations [...]

By |2021-09-06T20:23:52+01:00August 31st, 2021|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on DECEMBER 1: Broadcast Masterclass : Using data to tell stories

December 6: Christmas Party at the Geological Society

And we are back to party...! When : Monday, December 6 Times : 6.30 to 8.30 pm  Where : Geological Society, Piccadilly  The Geological Society of London, the UK’s national society for the Earth sciences and the oldest geological society in the world, is a charitable organisation whose work focuses on improving our knowledge and [...]

By |2021-09-21T10:37:32+01:00August 30th, 2021|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on December 6: Christmas Party at the Geological Society