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Why Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, had to step up

Far from scaling down her duties at 74, CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL is busier – and happier – than ever. Kate Mansey discovers how the causes close to her heart have made her one of the Royal Family’s greatest assets There is a special place in hell reserved for women who don’t help other women,’ [...]

By |2021-09-09T10:03:37+01:00September 5th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Why Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, had to step up

Maria Ressa: The Battle for Facts By Ella Hopkins

Around the world every day there are journalists putting their lives at risk in order to report the truth. Often their families too face physical harm and intimidation. These are the true heroes of our trade.  Those for whom speaking truth to power comes with real consequences. Everyone who believes in the importance of journalism owes a [...]

By |2021-09-05T06:22:15+01:00September 5th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Maria Ressa: The Battle for Facts By Ella Hopkins

October 4: Sarah Rainsford:’ In conversation ‘. Being expelled from Russia – a Women in Journalism and Frontline Club event

Please join us for a very special In Conversation with BBC Moscow correspondent Sarah Rainsford. In September she was brutally and unexpectedly expelled from Russia after two decades of reporting from there. "I am being expelled and I have been told that I can't come back - ever," she told BBC R4 Today. Sarah will [...]

By |2021-10-05T17:47:16+01:00September 5th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on October 4: Sarah Rainsford:’ In conversation ‘. Being expelled from Russia – a Women in Journalism and Frontline Club event

OCTOBER 6 : Broadcast Masterclass : “Breaking into TV”

TV Executive producer Sara Nourizadeh will share her tips for breaking into TV and broadcasting. The session will offer in-depth advice and practical tips on how to get work, and how to gain the relevant skills to build a sustainable career. Packed full of interesting insights, this session will equip you with all the knowledge you need [...]

By |2021-10-07T09:00:28+01:00September 3rd, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on OCTOBER 6 : Broadcast Masterclass : “Breaking into TV”

October 27 at 1pm (London time):Cop26 – Our role in reporting climate crisis

What can journalists do to move the dial on climate change – not just environment journalists, but across areas like fashion, beauty, food, construction, politics... Join our global panel of leading expert women journalists chaired by Alison Phillips, editor Daily Mirror, and find out about the launch of a new series of specially commissioned WIJ interviews [...]

By |2021-10-25T15:37:27+01:00September 2nd, 2021|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on October 27 at 1pm (London time):Cop26 – Our role in reporting climate crisis

NOVEMBER 23 : Charlene White: ‘In conversation ‘

Joining our fabulous line up of guest speakers -  we are delighted to welcome Charlene White, ITV News presenter and regular panelist on Loose Women.  Charlene will talk to Eleanor Mills, Honorary  WiJ committee member and founder of NOON. Charlene is the latest to take part in this series. Previous speakers  have included BBC political [...]

By |2021-10-06T13:14:57+01:00September 1st, 2021|Events, News, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on NOVEMBER 23 : Charlene White: ‘In conversation ‘

NOVEMBER 10 : Broadcast Masterclass : How to find great ideas and get commissions

Sara Nourizadeh will talk about finding inspiration for great ideas and share insights on how shows get commissioned. She will share the story about her show “London’s Great Bridges: Lighting the Thames”, which eventually ended up on Channel 4, but she had to fight for the idea to be commissioned. Sara will also offer tips [...]

By |2021-10-17T15:26:14+01:00September 1st, 2021|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on NOVEMBER 10 : Broadcast Masterclass : How to find great ideas and get commissions

DECEMBER 1: Broadcast Masterclass : Using data to tell stories

What is data journalism Examples from history Using data in your journalism (from stories that have data a component to totally data-driven stories - I can use some recent examples) How to get started. Where it can lead Finding and accessing data (including what to do when not all data is equal e.g. comparing when organisations [...]

By |2021-09-06T20:23:52+01:00August 31st, 2021|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on DECEMBER 1: Broadcast Masterclass : Using data to tell stories

December 14 Christmas Party – we’re back…

And we are back to party...! It's been a while - join friends, old & new, colleagues and guests at the fabulous October gallery. With its indoor and outdoor courtyard - there is plenty of space to enjoy a glass or two of festive cheer When: December 14 Time : Party starts at 7pm (AGM at [...]

By |2021-10-20T17:41:55+01:00August 30th, 2021|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on December 14 Christmas Party – we’re back…

The Time is New  @ BFI, September 2021

BFI Southbank’s new season The Time Is New: Selections from Contemporary Arab Cinema showcases a wealth of new visions of the Arab world, far from the stereotypes normally depicted in the media. The season’s films cover a swathe of experiences, attitudes and cultures, many of which centre on the female Arab experience. Highlights include Let’s Talk directed by Marianne [...]

By |2021-08-27T09:13:30+01:00August 27th, 2021|News|Comments Off on The Time is New  @ BFI, September 2021