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Meet the Women at Westminster 

Henrik Pedersen, CEO, ABP; Eleanor Mills ,Chair WIJ; Rt . Hon Amber Rudd MP & Nusrat Ghani MP A huge thank you to everyone who attended our Women in Westminster event on 27 February and helped to make it such a special occasion. The weather couldn’t have been more different to last year as we swapped [...]

By |2019-03-18T15:33:52+01:00March 6th, 2019|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Meet the Women at Westminster 

In conversation with Mishal Husain

Women in Journalism welcomed BBC journalist and author Mishal Husain to the third event in our ‘In Conversation’ series in May - a packed out evening hosted by the University of Westminster. After a welcome from Michaela O’Brien, head of the School of Media and Communication at the University of Westminster, Mishal talked to WIJ [...]

By |2019-06-03T14:20:09+01:00February 20th, 2019|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on In conversation with Mishal Husain

WiJ Panel discussion: What is data journalism and why it matters. Write up by Barbara Rowlands

Threadneedle Hotel in the City Panel Leila Haddou, data journalism editor for The Times and The Sunday Times @LeilaHaddou Aleksandra Wisniewska, visual projects editor at The Financial Times @Alekswis Sophie Warnes, senior data journalist at the Office of National Statistics and author of a weekly data round up, Fair Warning @SophieWarnes Taneth Evans, head of [...]

By |2019-04-04T12:07:47+01:00January 31st, 2019|News, Past Events|Comments Off on WiJ Panel discussion: What is data journalism and why it matters. Write up by Barbara Rowlands

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