July 6: Mary Ann Sieghart The Authority Gap: Why women are still taken less seriously than men, and what we can do about it

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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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July 7: WiJ & We Are Black Journos Event – ‘Is UK journalism fooling itself that it reflects its readers?

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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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July 13 Masterclass: How to value yourself

Firstly, looking at how to value your skills and experience so that you can diversity your journalism and find more challenging and interesting work. Secondly, looking at how you can increase your value to editors - entering awards, developing a niche, developing relationships, building your profile and self esteem. Thirdly, looking at how to figure [...]

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March 8: International Women’s Day – WiJ joins forces nationwide

Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women’s Rights In partnership with The British Library and Living Knowledge Network, Hull Libraries presents Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women’s Rights. Leading up to International Women’s Day we discuss historic, contemporary and future themes of womanhood, exploring gender, equality and liberation. Speakers include award winning journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, bestselling novelist Sarah Ward, historian and author [...]

By |2021-03-08T18:43:36+00:00February 9th, 2021|Events|Comments Off on March 8: International Women’s Day – WiJ joins forces nationwide

In conversation with Katya Adler

Our sixth brilliant guest for our ‘In conversation’ series was Katya Adler, Europe Editor, BBC News, & British Journalism Review’s Charles Wheeler Award winner 2019. She talked to Alison Phillips about her 24-year career, covering Brexit, how she deals with the crossfire from “bringing uncomfortable truths into the living room”, how she manages her family and busy working [...]

By |2021-02-23T13:45:59+00:00February 1st, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on In conversation with Katya Adler

July 14: In conversation with Emma Barnett

Joining our fabulous line up of guest speakers -  we are delighted to welcome Emma to our line up of 2021 events. Emma 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 Presenter Cathy Newman and Roula Khalaf, [...]

By |2021-05-05T09:42:44+01:00December 15th, 2020|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on July 14: In conversation with Emma Barnett

The legendary WIJ Christmas party is back! 6.30 tonight!

"For more than 80 years, No7 has given women the support and encouragement to take on crucial moments in their lives with confidence and self-belief, being allies of unstoppable women everywhere. That’s why we are so proud to be sponsoring Women in Journalism’s Christmas celebrations, an organisation whose beliefs in supporting women so closely mirrors [...]

By |2020-12-16T12:27:50+00:00October 26th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on The legendary WIJ Christmas party is back! 6.30 tonight!

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 [...]

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