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A Private War – a special WiJ screening and panel session

In the six short years since Marie Colvin’s death in Homs, Syria, on February 12, 2012, she has been remembered in many ways. As a member of the Frontline Club, Those eulogies of Marie have often taken place here. Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman (Cartel Land, City of Ghosts) chose to make her life, death and [...]

By |2019-02-11T17:44:08+01:00January 18th, 2019|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on A Private War – a special WiJ screening and panel session

BBC’s Razia Iqbal, Anita Anand & Buzzfeed’s Elizabeth Pears & Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: Write up by Sonya Thomas

Women of colour in journalism - the way forward With thanks to WIGGIN for hosting  And of course our fabulous panel Lydia El-Khouri, Senior Programme Manager, Media Diversity Institute Elizabeth Pears, News editor at Buzzfeed Samantha Asumadu, Founder of Media Diversified, Edmalia Ltd Speakers Bureau and Experts Directory and the co-founder of Bare Lit Festival. [...]

By |2019-03-21T15:27:52+01:00January 18th, 2019|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on BBC’s Razia Iqbal, Anita Anand & Buzzfeed’s Elizabeth Pears & Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: Write up by Sonya Thomas

Mentoring Scheme Guidance – By Eleanor Mills

Thank you so much for agreeing to be a mentor on our Women in Journalism scheme - we all believe that we need more women in the higher echelons of Journalism, this scheme, now in its third year, is really making a difference. Well done for helping the next generation. For both mentor and mentor [...]

By |2018-12-20T10:32:35+01:00December 18th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Mentoring Scheme Guidance – By Eleanor Mills

Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation  2019 – deadline extended until February 22 midnight

Women in Journalism has announced its 5th annual journalism Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation to be presented at the prestigious National Press Awards sponsored by WIGGIN LLP. (April 2, London Lancaster ) The prizes (£4,000 in total) will be used to support an initiative by the applicant. Applicants can be any age, working in either print or multimedia.  The winner [...]

By |2019-02-20T11:24:23+01:00December 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation  2019 – deadline extended until February 22 midnight

In Conversation with Katharine Viner: Another sell out WiJ event

  Women in Journalism (WIJ) is delighted to have hosted Katharine Viner, editor-in-chief of Guardian News and Media, as our the next in our series of interviews with female journalists at the top of their game. One of the few women to have edited a national newspaper and the first to edit the Guardian, Katharine [...]

By |2019-01-23T08:30:56+01:00November 22nd, 2018|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on In Conversation with Katharine Viner: Another sell out WiJ event

WiJ Workshop: How to write the perfect pitch: Top Tips …By Donna Ferguson

How do you write the perfect pitch? What should you put in emails to editors? What’s the best way to follow up on those emails? How do you earn a living as a freelancer? Over delicious sandwiches, tea and cakes at the glamorous Threadneedles hotel in the City of London, Women in Journalism held a [...]

By |2019-03-05T15:07:26+01:00November 22nd, 2018|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on WiJ Workshop: How to write the perfect pitch: Top Tips …By Donna Ferguson

Women in Journalism

Women in Journalism Don’t settle for half the story By WIJ events team Founded by Eve Pollard 25 years ago, Women in Journalism is a leading networking, campaigning and training organisation that  provides guidance and support for our 600members who are at every stage of their careers, work across all platforms and reflect diverse social [...]

By |2018-11-15T15:51:05+01:00November 15th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Women in Journalism

Women in Journalism : Christmas Party 2018

Women in Journalism took a moment at our Christmas party to remember colleagues around the world who have been imprisoned or lost their lives this year. In a tribute to Burmese reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, our 200 hundred guests did a thumbs up and held mini posters for a photo for the [...]

By |2018-12-18T14:27:59+01:00November 1st, 2018|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Women in Journalism : Christmas Party 2018

Message to members

Welcome to all our 600 WIJ members to our fantastic 2018-19 programme, which is bigger and better than ever. We are delighted to be launching a new series of 'In Conversation' evenings featuring Laura Kuenssberg, Kath Viner, Alison Philips, Mishal Husain and Anne Robinson, and our career-enhancing seminar panels include top female talent such as Amelia Gentleman and Carole Cadwalladr. [...]

By |2018-09-27T05:41:25+01:00September 27th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Message to members

Meet Our New WiJ Interns

For 2018/19 we have two brilliant new interns; Elle Ayres and Lucy Skoulding, joining the Women in Journalism team. They will be managing our social media, updating the website and attending events throughout the year. Here's a little bit about them... Elle Ayres Elle Ayres is a freelance journalist, and Features Editor and Social Media [...]

By |2018-09-24T11:09:13+01:00September 23rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Meet Our New WiJ Interns