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Lynn Faulds Wood obituary

Lynn Faulds Wood, the brilliant journalist, broadcaster and health campaigner was fearless and funny, warm and wise. A good friend to anyone with a grievance or in need of help, it seems fitting that just before she had the massive stroke on Thursday night, which led to her death, she had been outside her Twickenham home clapping for [...]

By |2020-04-29T07:52:40+01:00April 25th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Lynn Faulds Wood obituary

WIJ Zoom meet-up: working for brands and charities with Louise Court, former editorial director of Hearst UK

Members are invited to reserve a place for our free weekly meet-ups, designed to help you through the coronavirus crisis. The third meet-up will take place on Tuesday April 21 at 5.30pm. Find out about how to use your experience to work for businesses and third sector organisations with Louise Court, former Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan, Editorial [...]

By |2020-04-22T08:48:52+01:00April 17th, 2020|News|Comments Off on WIJ Zoom meet-up: working for brands and charities with Louise Court, former editorial director of Hearst UK

Women in Journalism Online meet up – In conversation with Bryony Gordon: APRIL 28,2020

The writer and mental health campaigner Bryony Gordon joined journalists’ charity supporters in an online meet up to talk life, work and coping with lockdown. The charity’s special award winner talks candidly about living with addiction, dealing with depression, and forming a friendship with Prince Harry. LISTEN HERE :  https://youtu.be/V65LkdBKza8 (Please be advised of strong [...]

By |2020-04-30T15:24:42+01:00April 15th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Women in Journalism Online meet up – In conversation with Bryony Gordon: APRIL 28,2020

WiJ Workshop – New Directions:  Reserve Your Place Now

Members are invited to reserve a place for our free weekly workshops, designed to help you through the coronavirus crisis. The second workshop will take place on Tuesday April 14 at 5.30pm. Are you thinking about using your journalism/comms skills to head in a new direction - out of choice or necessity - or having a what-am-I-doing-with-my-life [...]

By |2020-04-15T14:47:44+01:00April 11th, 2020|News|Comments Off on WiJ Workshop – New Directions:  Reserve Your Place Now

Women in Journalism Georgina Henry Award for innovation : sponsored by leading media lawyer WiGGIN LLP

Highly commended: Dr Frances Ryan This is work that has been instrumental in redefining disability reporting in Britain. She seeks to expose injustice and elevate the personal and unique voices of those so often marginalised.     Winner: Megan Lucero The Georgina Henry Award celebrates innovation in digital journalism - we are delighted to give [...]

By |2020-04-03T11:54:03+01:00April 3rd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Women in Journalism Georgina Henry Award for innovation : sponsored by leading media lawyer WiGGIN LLP

Women in Journalism Online Pitching Workshop – Reserve Your Place Now: April 7

Members are invited to reserve a place in the first of our free weekly workshops, designed to help you through the coronavirus crisis. The first workshop will focus on pitching your ideas as a freelancer, run by WIJ Committee Member Donna Ferguson. Donna has run a number of sold out pitching workshops for WiJ before, and [...]

By |2020-04-06T13:12:10+01:00March 30th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Women in Journalism Online Pitching Workshop – Reserve Your Place Now: April 7

Coronavirus support: What every journalist needs to know. By Donna Ferguson (@DonnaLFerguson)

  If you are a journalist feeling anxious about your income during the coronavirus crisis, we have some good news: there are many places you can go to get support. This is true for staffers and freelancers alike. The government has announced packages of support for both employed and self-employed workers. You can find out [...]

By |2020-03-28T14:04:37+01:00March 27th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Coronavirus support: What every journalist needs to know. By Donna Ferguson (@DonnaLFerguson)

Advice from ‘Welldoing’ for WiJ members and family

The coronavirus pandemic has completely changed the way we are living right now, bringing with it great anxiety and fear about our uncertain future. While we cannot predict how people will respond to government initiatives to slow the spread of the virus, we can all take steps to calm ourselves and decrease our rising panic. [...]

By |2020-03-25T17:20:50+01:00March 25th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Advice from ‘Welldoing’ for WiJ members and family

Seven best ways to stay in touch online

WIJ member and social media journalist Rebecca Shepherd @Rubexa  rounds up the best online tools to help us stay connected During this period of self-isolation you might technically be alone but thanks to the wide range of technology available, you’ll never be lonely. From online video platforms like Zoom to fun social media apps like [...]

By |2020-03-25T13:45:19+01:00March 25th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Seven best ways to stay in touch online

Her Spirit app is now FREE for EVERY women in the UK thanks to the support from Sport England Lottery funding. 

  Our mission to inspire women to be happier and healthier has never been more important. To help keep you motivated and feeling less socially isolated through this during this period of national uncertainty we will hosting the following within the Her Spirit Community: Daily live workouts - Yoga, indoor cycling, mobility and strength sessions [...]

By |2020-03-23T17:11:51+01:00March 23rd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Her Spirit app is now FREE for EVERY women in the UK thanks to the support from Sport England Lottery funding.