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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

Sign up to Off The Record – a journalism newsletter which comes out every Thursday afternoon

Off The Record is a journalism newsletter which comes out every Thursday afternoon. Each week we’ll tell you what events are coming up which might tickle your fancy, include a brief review of the best journalism podcasts that week so you don’t have to listen to the rubbish ones and, more importantly, report on who’s [...]

By |2021-05-25T13:04:30+01:00May 24th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Sign up to Off The Record – a journalism newsletter which comes out every Thursday afternoon

Major Survey launched by Women in Journalism

The level of online abuse, editorial, ethnic, age and gender discrimination, as well as increased domestic chores loaded on female journalists during the pandemic, are just a few of the areas that a major survey launched this week by Women In Journalism will be investigating. The survey sent out WIJ’s 900+ members and to 30,000 subscribers [...]

By |2021-05-18T11:03:21+01:00May 18th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Major Survey launched by Women in Journalism

Women Hero Journalists – job advertisement

Women in Journalism (WIJ) is looking for a student journalist, or a young journalist starting out on her career, to write regular profiles of women “hero” journalists jailed or under attack for their journalism somewhere in the world. This is an important role highlighting the many female journalists struggling to get their stories heard despite [...]

By |2021-05-19T14:50:17+01:00May 17th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Women Hero Journalists – job advertisement

Watch Back: Afua Hirsch In Conversation With Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Joining our fabulous line up of guest speakers, we were delighted to welcome Afua Hirsch, Guardian columnist, best-selling author of Brit(ish) and Equal to Everything, broadcaster, Wallis Annenberg Chair at The University of Southern California  - and former barrister.  Afua was interviewed by WiJ honorary committee member and award winning columnist, broadcaster and author Yasmin Alibhai-Brown. Afua [...]

By |2021-07-05T16:40:38+01:00May 9th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on Watch Back: Afua Hirsch In Conversation With Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

10 Tips On How To Be A Successful Podcaster

By Camomile Shumba In April, we gathered together four successful podcasters who told us of the energy, creativity, and hustle needed to create a podcast which was “like having a constant friend, you can always rely on.” We heard from Hannah Ajala, Lorraine Candy, Francesca Specter, Cara McGoogan with the guidance of chair Daisy Wyatt, [...]

By |2021-06-21T10:24:37+01:00May 4th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on 10 Tips On How To Be A Successful Podcaster

How to Report Safely: A Guide for Women Journalists and their Allies

We would like to inform you about a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on safety of women journalists being  launched on World Press Freedom Day (May 3rd). Titled “How to Report Safely: A Guide for Women Journalists and their Allies”, and created through a partnership involving UNESCO, the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) and Knight [...]

By |2021-04-28T16:30:16+01:00April 28th, 2021|News|Comments Off on How to Report Safely: A Guide for Women Journalists and their Allies

May 11 Masterclass: How to make money from blogging, YOUTUBE or social media

How journalists earn has diversified. It now includes making money from your blog, YouTube channel or social media channels. Journalist and author Alexandra Campbell now estimates around 70% of her writing income is earned from her Middlesized Garden blog and YouTube channel. In this workshop, she’ll explain what the new media income streams are and [...]

By |2021-05-19T08:19:33+01:00April 28th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on May 11 Masterclass: How to make money from blogging, YOUTUBE or social media

Access to art for all, anywhere…

theVOV is the new way to experience culture together all on one centralised platform. Using XR technology, you can experience landmark exhibitions from museums and galleries, explore behind the scenes content, watch live artist tours of the digital spaces, pose questions to directors and curators, rediscover your favourite artworks in high definition, and watch on [...]

By |2021-04-28T10:19:17+01:00April 28th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Access to art for all, anywhere…

18 May Masterclass: Tips on how to find amazing case studies and reliably come up with good ideas.

Tuesday 18th May: Tips on how to find amazing case studies and reliably come up with good ideas. The secret to finding great case studies and sources of inspiration for ideas to pitch. How to build a contacts database and get stories no one else gets.  

By |2021-05-19T09:12:18+01:00April 27th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on 18 May Masterclass: Tips on how to find amazing case studies and reliably come up with good ideas.