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A workshop with award-winning freelancer Donna Ferguson – write up

Who, what, where and how much per word? The questions on almost every freelancers’ lips... Today (Sat) award-winning journalist Donna Ferguson answered them all for a group of lucky WiJ members, sharing her best kept strategies for freelance success during the sold-out workshop in central London. Donna tackled everything from cost-effective pitching, dealing with rejection, [...]

By |2019-11-11T17:18:21+00:00November 11th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on A workshop with award-winning freelancer Donna Ferguson – write up

Women in the News: What more can be done? October 28th, 5.30-8.30 @ Bloomberg LP

In 2019, there are far fewer women than men being quoted and featured in the news media. It is crucial for newsrooms to give their audiences a more representative view of society and draw upon diverse voices to tell stories. Join Women in Journalism and Bloomberg for an evening discussion looking at how newsrooms are taking [...]

By |2019-10-29T13:12:36+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on Women in the News: What more can be done? October 28th, 5.30-8.30 @ Bloomberg LP

How to succeed as a freelance journalist – bespoke workshop- November 9th, 10:30am-16:00 @Lansons

When: Saturday, November 9 Time: 10.30 - 16.00 Tickets : £65 ( includes refreshments and lunch)  NB: limited places  Where: Kindly hosted by Lansons, 24A St John St, Barbican, London  EC1M 4AY Sold out - waiting list HERE  On this new, practical workshop, along with 11 other journalists, you will learn: - how to find [...]

By |2019-10-29T13:13:03+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Events|Comments Off on How to succeed as a freelance journalist – bespoke workshop- November 9th, 10:30am-16:00 @Lansons

WiJ Workshop: Supercharge your newsgathering and verification skills:

When : Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Where: CISION,  5 Churchill Place, London E14 5HU Verifying the content we find online is not only a job for the digital or online desk: agents of disinformation specifically target journalists to spread rumours and lies. Working together we can improve the quality of information available online in the run [...]

By |2019-11-14T20:58:27+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Events, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on WiJ Workshop: Supercharge your newsgathering and verification skills:

We’re teaming up with Bobbi Brown and John Lewis & Partners Oxford St for a fun and unique networking event – 26th of September, 6:30pm-9pm @ Bobbi Brown Counter at John Lewis & Partners, Oxford St.

We’re teaming up with Bobbi Brown and John Lewis & Partners Oxford St for a fun and unique networking event; How to look Professional and Polished in 15 minutes! A make-up Masterclass featuring a Bobbi Brown Pro Artist. Prosecco, refreshments, personalised foundation matching + samples, goodie bags at  John Lewis & Partners Thursday 26 September [...]

By |2019-10-22T12:43:19+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on We’re teaming up with Bobbi Brown and John Lewis & Partners Oxford St for a fun and unique networking event – 26th of September, 6:30pm-9pm @ Bobbi Brown Counter at John Lewis & Partners, Oxford St.

In conversation with Cathy Newman – October 10th, 18:30 @ University of Westminster

Kindly sponsored by Lexington  Communications When : Thursday, October 10th Where : University of Westminster Time: Doors open at 18.30.  Drinks after conversation. Ends 21.00 Book HERE Chaired by: Eleanor Mills, WIJ Chair; editor of the Sunday Times Magazine and editorial director, the Sunday Times. @EleanorMills Cathy will be talking to Eleanor  about working as [...]

By |2019-10-22T12:44:14+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on In conversation with Cathy Newman – October 10th, 18:30 @ University of Westminster

Eve wins top prize at the London Press Club Ball 2019

Eve Pollard is a Fleet Street legend, one of the very first women to edit a national newspaper, she topped being editor of the Sunday Mirror by editing the Sunday Express. Throughout her incredible career - starting  at Honey magazine, launching Elle in the US, being an editor, not to mention her forays into dress [...]

By |2019-06-11T10:15:55+00:00June 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Eve wins top prize at the London Press Club Ball 2019

WIJ WORKSHOP: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA SKILLS

The workshop was very generously hosted by the gorgeous boutique Academy Hotel in Bloomsbury  and lead by the wonderful Jem Collins @Jem_Collins @JournoResources @AcademyHotelLdn

By |2019-06-04T11:49:25+00:00April 24th, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on WIJ WORKSHOP: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA SKILLS

7 reasons why joining a board is so good for your career

Have you ever thought about joining a board? This is the question that Fiona Hathorn, Managing Director of Women on Boards asked the Women in Journalism audience at a special talk on Monday 10 June. Fiona talked about why joining a board is so valuable for your career and why a journalist could be a [...]

By |2019-06-19T01:26:41+00:00April 5th, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on 7 reasons why joining a board is so good for your career