June 1 at 13.00: ‘In conversation’ with Sian Williams

Joining our fabulous line up of guest speakers -  we are delighted to welcome Sian Williams, journalist, broadcaster, writer & currently the main anchor on ITN/C5 5 News. When: June 1 Time: 13.00 Members £3.50  Non members £7. Students FREE BOOK HERE Sian Williams has been a broadcast journalist for 35 years, firstly at the BBC [...]

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Charlene White will be our next ‘In conversation ‘ guest

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 is the latest to take part in this series. Previous speakers  have included BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg, Guardian editor-in-chief Katharine Viner, BBC news presenter and reporter Mishal Husain; Channel 4 [...]

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April 28: How to be a successful podcaster

Tune in to our panel of top podcasters from legacy print titles to lone freelances. You'll hear about how to find and grow an audience, how podcasting can extend and enhance your existing personal or company brand and if you can make money out it. There'll be a Q&A too but please don't expect much [...]

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June 22: How to pitch, get commisioned and make a living interviewing celebrities and other famous people

Have you ever thought it would be fun to interview celebrities and other famous people for a living, but are not sure where to start or how to go about it? Top celebrity interviewers Nick McGrath and Donna Ferguson are hosting a webinar on Monday 7th September (7pm) to explain exactly how to go about [...]

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April 20: In Conversation with Anna Cordrea Rado, freelance journalist and author of You’re the Business

Anna Codrea Rado, founder of the Fair Pay for Freelancers campaign, will discuss her new book You're the Business: How to Build a Successful Career When You Strike Out Alone in an exclusive event for Women in Journalism. She will be interviewed by award-winning freelance journalist Donna Ferguson about her top tips for starting out [...]

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

When: May 11 Time: 6pm to 7pm 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 [...]

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Tuesday 18th May: 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. Where : ZOOM  Time : 6 - 7pm Tickets: Members [...]

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Write up & play back: In conversation with Caroline Wyatt by Camomile Shumba

Caroline Wyatt, presenter on BBC Radio 4’s PM programme, opens up to former WIJ chair Eleanor Mills about her remarkable career in an evening that was both inspiring and enlightening. Wyatt, bi-lingual in German, was the BBC’s correspondent in Berlin, Moscow and Paris. As a war reporter in the nineties she was in Baghdad during [...]

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Women in Journalism and LCC joint project

By Vivienne Francis Illustrator credit: Daniela Di Martino Over the course of a week back in July, researchers found that not a single story by a Black reporter featured on any of the front pages of national newspapers. In the same week, Newsnight - the BBC’s flagship news and current affairs show - failed to [...]

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

Series of bespoke workshops We have had an amazing response to these workshops -  they sell out in days.  Here's what delegates have  said about  them. 'Thanks very much for sharing such valuable advice, Donna. This was a great session.' 'Hi Donna - I just wanted to drop you a line to say a personal [...]

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