Award winning Donna Ferguson launches an exclusive series with Women in Journalism in 2021

WiJ event - Top tips for freelancers on how to pitch -Booking information & date coming soon Award-winning journalist Donna Ferguson offers her top tips on how to pitch and get commissioned. This webinar will briefly walk you through how to come up with ideas that will get commissioned and offer some tips on how [...]

By |2020-11-24T13:43:52+00:00November 24th, 2020|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Award winning Donna Ferguson launches an exclusive series with Women in Journalism in 2021

December 1: Money masterclass to help manage your finances – supported by the Journalists’ Charity

  When; Tuesday, December 1 Time : 18.00 to 19.00 Where: ZOOM BOOK your FREE place HERE  If you'd like some expert  advice on how to protect and make the most of your income in uncertain times, our panel will outline  what steps you could take, the government and other help available, and answer your questions, whether you are on staff, self-employed or contemplating going freelance. [...]

By |2020-11-18T13:52:32+00:00November 13th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on December 1: Money masterclass to help manage your finances – supported by the Journalists’ Charity

December 15: The legendary WIJ Christmas party is back! 

The legendary WIJ Christmas party is back!  This year we will be celebrating not with champagne and canapes, but Music Bingo on Zoom, plus a delicious aperitif and goody bag of treats delivered in advance to your door, thanks to our very generous sponsors, No7. Instead of numbers you'll hear snippets of pop songs, and [...]

By |2020-11-23T09:56:46+00:00October 26th, 2020|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on December 15: The legendary WIJ Christmas party is back! 

Rethink and renew your career with our expert panel. Write up by April Ryan

Pandemic or not, stepping in as a fresh face into journalism has always offered curveballs. After all, switching professions has always been a daunting process, and for some, it’s not always a choice. However, since this year has thrown a global pandemic into the mix, the confidence of potential future journalists even further. Yet while [...]

By |2020-11-14T12:25:30+00:00October 26th, 2020|Events, News|Comments Off on Rethink and renew your career with our expert panel. Write up by April Ryan

Sept 29: “In conversation” with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and her new book ‘Ladies Who Punch”

Where: ZOOM When : Tuesday Sept 29 Time: 18.00 to 19.00 Join award winning journalist, broadcaster and WIJ committee member Yasmin Alibhai-Brown to hear her talk about her latest book with Sonya Thomas WIJ committee member & freelance journalist,  Ladies Who Punch: 50 Trailblazing Women Whose Stories We Should Know. Throughout history, plucky, indomitable, daring, [...]

By |2020-09-30T10:00:42+01:00September 22nd, 2020|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on Sept 29: “In conversation” with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and her new book ‘Ladies Who Punch”

OCT 6: Fleet Street Girls with Julie Welch and Eve Pollard

When : October 6 Time : 6pm to 7pm Julie Welch talks to Eve Pollard (legend!) about her new book Fleet Street Girls – The women who broke down the doors of the gentleman’s club. Her personal story tells of the female journalists who broke down barriers in the 1970s and 1980s as women moved up the ranks in Fleet Street when it was [...]

By |2020-10-07T08:29:15+01:00September 21st, 2020|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on OCT 6: Fleet Street Girls with Julie Welch and Eve Pollard

OCT 20: WIJ LIT FEST: Join Claudia Winkleman to discuss new new book QUITE with Eleanor Mills

In conversation with Claudia Winkleman about her new book, Quite. In first ever book, Claudia shares her observations on topics such as the importance of melted cheese, why black coats are vital, how it’s never okay to have sex with someone who has an opinion on your date outfit, how nurses are our most precious [...]

By |2020-10-21T16:20:05+01:00September 19th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on OCT 20: WIJ LIT FEST: Join Claudia Winkleman to discuss new new book QUITE with Eleanor Mills

NOV 17: Lit Fest with Susie Dent talking to Julia Langdon

In conversation with Countdown's Susie Dent about her new book, Word Perfect. Join Countdown’s queen of Dictionary Corner in conversation about her new book, Word Perfect, with Julia Langdon, political journalist, author and scrabble legend. Susie will share the stories behind common phrases like stealing someone’s thunder, May Day and the meaning of “snaccident” – [...]

By |2020-11-18T08:16:52+00:00September 18th, 2020|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on NOV 17: Lit Fest with Susie Dent talking to Julia Langdon

DATE TBC: Join Helen Lewis and Ayesha Hazarika for FUNNY HOUR

Where: ZOOM When: Date TBC Time : 6.00 pm to 7.00pm Let's look forward to a Funny Hour with Helen and Ayesha. Helen Lewis is a staff writer at The Atlantic and author of Difficult Women: A History of Feminism in 11 Fights. She appears regularly on BBC Radio 4’s News Quiz. Ayesha Hazarika is editor [...]

By |2020-09-23T16:58:06+01:00September 18th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on DATE TBC: Join Helen Lewis and Ayesha Hazarika for FUNNY HOUR

WIJ autumn Lit Fest

Welcome to our new autumn online events programme, when we pick the best of a brilliant new bunch of books written by journalists and broadcasters. Yasmin Alibhai-Brown on Ladies Who Punch - 50 trailblazing women whose stories you should know September 29 BOOK HERE  Julie Welch on Fleet Street Girls - The women who broke down the doors of the gentleman’s club . Julie will be [...]

By |2020-09-28T11:00:41+01:00September 7th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on WIJ autumn Lit Fest