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Award winning Donna Ferguson launches an exclusive series with Women in Journalism in 2021

WiJ event - Top tips for freelancers on how to pitch -Booking information & date coming soon Award-winning journalist Donna Ferguson offers her top tips on how to pitch and get commissioned. This webinar will briefly walk you through how to come up with ideas that will get commissioned and offer some tips on how [...]

By |2020-11-24T13:43:52+00:00November 24th, 2020|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Award winning Donna Ferguson launches an exclusive series with Women in Journalism in 2021

December 1: Money masterclass to help manage your finances – supported by the Journalists’ Charity

  When; Tuesday, December 1 Time : 18.00 to 19.00 Where: ZOOM BOOK your FREE place HERE  If you'd like some expert  advice on how to protect and make the most of your income in uncertain times, our panel will outline  what steps you could take, the government and other help available, and answer your questions, whether you are on staff, self-employed or contemplating going freelance. [...]

By |2020-11-18T13:52:32+00:00November 13th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on December 1: Money masterclass to help manage your finances – supported by the Journalists’ Charity

Editor Under the Spotlight: Opportunity Returns With £750 Daily Mail Commission

By Laura Whitcombe, WiJ Committee Member & Freelance Journalist In this second instalment of Women in Journalism’s new Editor Under the Spotlight series, Josephine Forster, editor of the Daily Mail’s Femail Magazine talks about what it’s like working for the number one selling national newspaper – it knocked The Sun off the top spot in June [...]

By |2020-11-02T15:58:46+00:00November 2nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Editor Under the Spotlight: Opportunity Returns With £750 Daily Mail Commission

December 15: The legendary WIJ Christmas party is back! 

The legendary WIJ Christmas party is back!  This year we will be celebrating not with champagne and canapes, but Music Bingo on Zoom, plus a delicious aperitif and goody bag of treats delivered in advance to your door, thanks to our very generous sponsors, No7. Instead of numbers you'll hear snippets of pop songs, and [...]

By |2020-11-23T09:56:46+00:00October 26th, 2020|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on December 15: The legendary WIJ Christmas party is back! 

Rethink and renew your career with our expert panel. Write up by April Ryan

Pandemic or not, stepping in as a fresh face into journalism has always offered curveballs. After all, switching professions has always been a daunting process, and for some, it’s not always a choice. However, since this year has thrown a global pandemic into the mix, the confidence of potential future journalists even further. Yet while [...]

By |2020-11-14T12:25:30+00:00October 26th, 2020|Events, News|Comments Off on Rethink and renew your career with our expert panel. Write up by April Ryan

Columnist wanted

Mslexia magazine is looking for someone to write The Knowledge, a quarterly feature about genre fiction. Each feature focuses on a single popular genre (e.g. police procedural, women’s saga, YA fantasy), identifying recent trends and distilling a tongue-in-cheek ‘recipe’ for success. Whoever takes this on will need to scour literary websites and the Bookseller and [...]

By |2020-10-20T16:39:50+01:00October 20th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Columnist wanted

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