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Eleanor Mills resigns from Society of Editors board and condemns ‘structural racism’ in UK media

Women in Journalism has been a driving force for greater diversity in our industry since it was founded. Our research has highlighted the lack of women in the industry and, just last year, the devastatingly low numbers of all people of colour.  In the wake of these reports, the lack of real action by industry [...]

By |2021-03-26T12:34:08+00:00March 26th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Eleanor Mills resigns from Society of Editors board and condemns ‘structural racism’ in UK media

Georgina Henry Award 2021 : Announcement

This year Women in Journalism and Wiggin LLP will be hosting an event online to celebrate the winner of the Georgina Henry Award 2021. After a record number of entries we will be looking to run this event in September Further details will be announced shortly

By |2021-03-22T13:39:44+00:00March 17th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Georgina Henry Award 2021 : Announcement

Message from Women in Journalism

In the wake of Oprah Winfrey's interview with Meghan & Harry earlier this week, Women In Journalism wants to reaffirm our opposition to all forms of racism and discrimination and double-down on our commitment to greater representation of women from Black, Asian and all ethnic minority groups across the whole industry, at all levels. We [...]

By |2021-03-11T13:43:33+00:00March 11th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Message from Women in Journalism

Women in Journalism and LCC joint project

By Vivienne Francis Illustrator credit: Daniela Di Martino Over the course of a week back in July, researchers found that not a single story by a Black reporter featured on any of the front pages of national newspapers. In the same week, Newsnight - the BBC’s flagship news and current affairs show - failed to [...]

By |2021-03-16T14:19:01+00:00March 9th, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Women in Journalism and LCC joint project

Editor Under the Spotlight: Pitch to Elle’s Farrah Storr For A £240 Commission

The magazine industry is under threat. The digitalisation of journalism and the explosion of online content means there’s never been more competition for readers or advertisers. “That’s why I’m obsessed with being different,” says Farrah Storr, editor-in-chief of Elle Magazine. […]

By |2021-03-16T14:18:41+00:00March 7th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Editor Under the Spotlight: Pitch to Elle’s Farrah Storr For A £240 Commission

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

Series of bespoke workshops We have had an amazing response to these workshops -  they sell out in days.  Here's what delegates have  said about  them. 'Thanks very much for sharing such valuable advice, Donna. This was a great session.' 'Hi Donna - I just wanted to drop you a line to say a personal [...]

By |2021-04-19T18:06:16+01:00March 1st, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Award winning Donna Ferguson launches an exclusive series with Women in Journalism in 2021

Tuesday July 13: How to value yourself

Firstly, looking at how to value your skills and experience so that you can diversity your journalism and find more challenging and interesting work. Secondly, looking at how you can increase your value to editors - entering awards, developing a niche, developing relationships, building your profile and self esteem. Thirdly, looking at how to figure [...]

By |2021-04-19T18:55:36+01:00February 28th, 2021|Events, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Tuesday July 13: How to value yourself

New Instagram diversity campaign with LCC

WiJ has teamed up with MA journalism students at LCC to create an exciting new WIJ Instagram campaign and strategy to build on the success of our recent survey of diversity in newsrooms. They have done us proud with a very impressive amount of research, thinking and creativity. 'Women in Journalism were delighted and proud to collaborate [...]

By |2021-03-16T14:21:08+00:00February 28th, 2021|News|Comments Off on New Instagram diversity campaign with LCC

March 8: International Women’s Day – WiJ joins forces nationwide

Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women’s Rights In partnership with The British Library and Living Knowledge Network, Hull Libraries presents Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women’s Rights. Leading up to International Women’s Day we discuss historic, contemporary and future themes of womanhood, exploring gender, equality and liberation. Speakers include award winning journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, bestselling novelist Sarah Ward, historian and author [...]

By |2021-03-08T18:43:36+00:00February 9th, 2021|Events|Comments Off on March 8: International Women’s Day – WiJ joins forces nationwide