July 30: How to stay safe on Twitter and tackle trolls

Just by being a journalist – female and possibly young – you’re in the firing line. So how do you keep on reporting and expressing your views –  and stay safe? How do you deal with the trolls and social media vitriol? And how do you use Twitter to its best advantage, with its myriad [...]

By |2020-07-13T18:19:49+01:00July 13th, 2020|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on July 30: How to stay safe on Twitter and tackle trolls

JULY 14: In conversation with the parents of murdered journalist Kim Wall

In conversation with the parents of murdered journalist Kim Wall When Journalist Kim Wall went to interview an eccentric inventor in the summer of 2017, the story ended in tragedy. Join us to celebrate the life of a remarkable young woman and discuss the steps female journalists working alone can take to stay out of danger. WIJ chair [...]

By |2020-07-13T13:03:41+01:00July 3rd, 2020|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on JULY 14: In conversation with the parents of murdered journalist Kim Wall

WRITE UP: Has The Domestic Load on Women Increased During Lockdown?

By Ashleigh Swan What effect does and will Covid-19 have on women’s lives? This was the question during our online meet-up on June 9th hosted by WIJ Chair, Eleanor Mills and a panel with Helen Lewis; author of ‘Difficult Women: A history of Feminism in 11 Fights’; Dr. Nighat Arif a GP who specializes in [...]

By |2020-07-10T13:36:40+01:00June 22nd, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on WRITE UP: Has The Domestic Load on Women Increased During Lockdown?

JULY 8: Covering covid: Stories from the frontine reporters

What's it like reporting on the pandemic? How hard is it to be at the centre of a complex and emotionally-loaded crisis? Our panel of top female science and health journalists discuss the challenges they have faced during the COVID-19 crisis and what they have learnt along the way. Date: Wednesday, 8 July, 6-7pm on [...]

By |2020-07-10T13:42:16+01:00June 17th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on JULY 8: Covering covid: Stories from the frontine reporters

JUNE 30: Have We Got Women For You!

Join us for an hour of brilliant comedy, hosted by Funny Women’s very own ‘matron’ Jo Brand, for a live event. Tuesday 30th June 7.00-8.00pm on Zoom The easing of lockdown has not come quickly enough for us to have our usual ‘end of term’ Summer Party so we’ve enlisted the help of the Funny [...]

By |2020-07-10T13:43:42+01:00June 9th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on JUNE 30: Have We Got Women For You!

JUNE 23: How To Make A Fresh Start As A Journalist

If you are wondering how to get your career back on track in uncertain times, join certified coach, journalism lecturer and former BBC journalist Susan Grossman to help you find your way. "I know there is still work out there. We will get through this," she says. Find out more about Susan at her website. (https://susangrossman.co.uk/) You will [...]

By |2020-07-10T13:47:02+01:00June 9th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on JUNE 23: How To Make A Fresh Start As A Journalist

WRITE UP: 10 Tips On How To Start Off Your Journalism Career Right Now

By Ashleigh Swan, WIJ intern Nobody said it was going to be easy. The journalism job market can be particularly daunting and this year’s pandemic makes it even more challenging. At Women in Journalism, we want to help you have the best chance of getting a job, so our recent online meet-up was all about [...]

By |2020-07-10T13:50:25+01:00May 29th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on WRITE UP: 10 Tips On How To Start Off Your Journalism Career Right Now

WATCH: Getting Your First Journalism Job Amid COVID-19

What is the world of work like for graduates and entry level media professionals in the current climate? There are still jobs out there, freelance gigs and graduate training schemes in print, broadcast, online, social, branded content, comms and beyond…  Find our where and how to get one with expert advice from our panel including: [...]

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June 16: Financial Times editor Roula Khalaf and Eleanor Mills ‘In conversation’ online

  Write up coming SOON Roula Khalaf is the first woman to edit the Financial Times - join us online interview with WIJ chair Eleanor Mills. Their discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A. Roula was previously FT deputy editor from 2016 to 2020, overseeing a range of newsroom initiatives and award winning editorial [...]

By |2020-06-17T14:28:44+01:00May 29th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on June 16: Financial Times editor Roula Khalaf and Eleanor Mills ‘In conversation’ online

WIJ LIT FEST 2020 : Christina Lamb

Our Bodies, Their Battlefield; What War Does To Women In the first of our new summer author events, Sunday Times chief correspondent Christina Lamb talks to WIJ chair Eleanor Mills about her latest book, the first major account to address the scale of sexual assault in modern conflict. Christina has won many major wards for [...]

By |2020-05-29T13:34:44+01:00May 27th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on WIJ LIT FEST 2020 : Christina Lamb