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We can’t sweep the hidden heartache of miscarriage under the carpet – Laura Collins, YEP Editor & WiJ Committee member

Starting the conversation is the toughest part but as a society we need to start tackling the taboo about early miscarriage. Today I share my personal story. Grief is a very complex and challenging emotion. It is a dark sadness that looms over us as we try to comprehend the loss of someone very close [...]

By |2021-06-26T16:13:14+01:00June 26th, 2021|News|Comments Off on We can’t sweep the hidden heartache of miscarriage under the carpet – Laura Collins, YEP Editor & WiJ Committee member

June 8 : Mothers in the media: how do they make it work?

How to keep your career on track when you have children? As the pandemic has shown us, the challenge of juggling work and family still falls mostly on female shoulders. Our stellar panel are at all stages of their careers, from national newspaper editor and leading broadcaster to TV journalist just back from her first maternity [...]

By |2021-06-15T13:20:29+01:00June 9th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on June 8 : Mothers in the media: how do they make it work?

How to use Instagram to boost your career 

Our Instagram-savvy panel gave an insight into how the social media powerhouse can help elevate your career. We looked at ways to build your profile and grow your following, unpicking the differences between features like Stories and Reels and how best to use them, and sharing secrets to making money from the platform and attracting [...]

By |2021-06-10T08:21:00+01:00June 7th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on How to use Instagram to boost your career 

Sian Williams ‘In conversation’ with Pippa Crerar

Sian Williams talks about her career in broadcast journalism – and her work as a psychotherapist In a career spanning 35 years, Sian Williams, the main anchor on Channel 5 News, has reported on events as harrowing as the Asian tsunami, the Hillsborough disaster and the 2005 Pakistan earthquake.  She talks to the Daily Mirror’s [...]

By |2021-06-10T08:21:48+01:00June 5th, 2021|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on Sian Williams ‘In conversation’ with Pippa Crerar

Congratulations to Women in Journalism member Tara Hepburn, who secured our latest Editor Under the Spotlight commission. By Laura Whitcombe

Tara received a £240 fee for successfully pitching a first-person piece to ELLE Magazine editor-in-chief Farrah Storr for the title’s anonymous digital series Secret Lives of Women.   For obvious reasons we are not able to reveal the story that Tara wrote, but recent articles in the series have included secrets as diverse as 'I'm Well-Paid, But I Steal Hundreds Of [...]

By |2021-06-03T14:53:12+01:00June 3rd, 2021|News|Comments Off on Congratulations to Women in Journalism member Tara Hepburn, who secured our latest Editor Under the Spotlight commission. By Laura Whitcombe