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New Marker For Grave Of First Woman To Edit A National Newspaper

A marker has been added to the grave of Rachel Beer (nee Sassoon), the first female editor of a British national newspaper, to commemorate the achievement. Rachel Beer edited both The Sunday Times and The Observer in the 1890s, a time when women were barred from the much of public life including the parliamentary press [...]

By |2020-07-22T15:26:58+01:00July 8th, 2020|News|Comments Off on New Marker For Grave Of First Woman To Edit A National Newspaper

WRITE UP: In Conversation with Ingrid and Joachim Wall: By Ashleigh Swan

When Swedish journalist Kim Wall went to interview an eccentric inventor in the summer of 2017, the story ended in tragedy. Three years later, Women in Journalism were honoured to welcome Jochim and Ingrid Wall, parents of Kim, to our online event on 14 July to celebrate the life of a remarkable young woman, recorded [...]

By |2020-07-28T20:47:03+01:00July 3rd, 2020|Events, Past Events, Past Projects|Comments Off on WRITE UP: In Conversation with Ingrid and Joachim Wall: By Ashleigh Swan

WRITE UP: Covering covid: Stories from the frontine reporters. By Ashleigh Swann

What’s it like reporting on the pandemic? This was the key question during our online meet-up on July 8 with our panel of top science and health journalists including;Hannah Devlin , science correspondent, The Guardian, Deborah Cohen , BBCNewsnight correspondent, Anjana Ahuja, science writer, Financial Times, Emily Wilson , editor, New Scientist, Jacqui Thornton , freelance [...]

By |2020-07-30T12:30:03+01:00June 17th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on WRITE UP: Covering covid: Stories from the frontine reporters. By Ashleigh Swann

JUNE 30: Have We Got Women For You!

Join us for an hour of brilliant comedy, hosted by Funny Women’s very own ‘matron’ Jo Brand, for a live event. Tuesday 30th June 7.00-8.00pm on Zoom The easing of lockdown has not come quickly enough for us to have our usual ‘end of term’ Summer Party so we’ve enlisted the help of the Funny [...]

By |2020-07-10T13:43:42+01:00June 9th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on JUNE 30: Have We Got Women For You!

Message from Eleanor Mills & WiJ committee: Black Lives Matter

Women in Journalism have been campaigning for twenty eight years for more diversity in the media. We believe that to serve democracy the media needs to be a mirror that truly reflects society. Yet too often because of the unrepresentative nature of the journalists who write the stories and the editors who choose them, the [...]

By |2020-07-20T17:45:26+01:00June 9th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Message from Eleanor Mills & WiJ committee: Black Lives Matter

JUNE 23: How To Make A Fresh Start As A Journalist

If you are wondering how to get your career back on track in uncertain times, join certified coach, journalism lecturer and former BBC journalist Susan Grossman to help you find your way. "I know there is still work out there. We will get through this," she says. Find out more about Susan at her website. (https://susangrossman.co.uk/) You will [...]

By |2020-07-10T13:47:02+01:00June 9th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on JUNE 23: How To Make A Fresh Start As A Journalist

WRITE UP: 10 Tips On How To Start Off Your Journalism Career Right Now

By Ashleigh Swan, WIJ intern Nobody said it was going to be easy. The journalism job market can be particularly daunting and this year’s pandemic makes it even more challenging. At Women in Journalism, we want to help you have the best chance of getting a job, so our recent online meet-up was all about [...]

By |2020-07-10T13:50:25+01:00May 29th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on WRITE UP: 10 Tips On How To Start Off Your Journalism Career Right Now

WATCH: Getting Your First Journalism Job Amid COVID-19

What is the world of work like for graduates and entry level media professionals in the current climate? There are still jobs out there, freelance gigs and graduate training schemes in print, broadcast, online, social, branded content, comms and beyond…  Find our where and how to get one with expert advice from our panel including: [...]

By |2020-07-10T13:54:18+01:00May 29th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on WATCH: Getting Your First Journalism Job Amid COVID-19

June 9: Has lockdown increased the domestic load on women

When: Tuesday June 9 Time : 5.30- 6.30pm Has lockdown increased the domestic load on women, risking a reversal many of the recent strides they have made in the workplace as well as being hit the hardest economically- and what can we do about it? Join the discussion with our panel including Helen Lewis author of [...]

By |2020-07-10T13:55:06+01:00May 29th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on June 9: Has lockdown increased the domestic load on women