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 [...]

By |2021-04-28T17:34:03+01:00April 26th, 2021|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on April 28: How to be a successful podcaster

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, discussed 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 was interviewed by award-winning freelance journalist Donna Ferguson about her top tips for starting out as a [...]

By |2021-04-23T12:33:03+01:00April 14th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on April 20: In Conversation with Anna Cordrea Rado, freelance journalist and author of You’re the Business

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 [...]

By |2021-04-13T08:16:14+01:00March 30th, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Write up & play back: In conversation with Caroline Wyatt by Camomile Shumba

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 [...]

By |2021-03-16T14:19:01+00:00March 9th, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Women in Journalism and LCC joint project

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 [...]

By |2021-04-19T18:06:16+01:00March 1st, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Award winning Donna Ferguson launches an exclusive series with Women in Journalism in 2021

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

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 [...]

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”