4 tips to nail your social media strategy

Even for the most tech savvy of us, getting the most out of social media can be a thankless task. Which networks should you use? How long should you spend on them? Just how many followers is really enough? Jem Collins, founder of Journo Resources, runs through the four key areas to think about when [...]

By |2019-07-29T17:35:55+01:00July 29th, 2019|News, Past Events|Comments Off on 4 tips to nail your social media strategy

WIJ WORKSHOP: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA SKILLS

The workshop was very generously hosted by the gorgeous boutique Academy Hotel in Bloomsbury  and lead by the wonderful Jem Collins @Jem_Collins @JournoResources @AcademyHotelLdn

By |2019-06-04T11:49:25+01:00April 24th, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on WIJ WORKSHOP: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA SKILLS

7 reasons why joining a board is so good for your career

Have you ever thought about joining a board? This is the question that Fiona Hathorn, Managing Director of Women on Boards asked the Women in Journalism audience at a special talk on Monday 10 June. Fiona talked about why joining a board is so valuable for your career and why a journalist could be a [...]

By |2019-06-19T01:26:41+01:00April 5th, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on 7 reasons why joining a board is so good for your career

Meet the Women at Westminster 

Henrik Pedersen, CEO, ABP; Eleanor Mills ,Chair WIJ; Rt . Hon Amber Rudd MP & Nusrat Ghani MP A huge thank you to everyone who attended our Women in Westminster event on 27 February and helped to make it such a special occasion. The weather couldn’t have been more different to last year as we swapped [...]

By |2019-03-18T15:33:52+01:00March 6th, 2019|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Meet the Women at Westminster 

In conversation with Mishal Husain

Women in Journalism welcomed BBC journalist and author Mishal Husain to the third event in our ‘In Conversation’ series in May - a packed out evening hosted by the University of Westminster. After a welcome from Michaela O’Brien, head of the School of Media and Communication at the University of Westminster, Mishal talked to WIJ [...]

By |2019-06-03T14:20:09+01:00February 20th, 2019|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on In conversation with Mishal Husain

WiJ Panel discussion: What is data journalism and why it matters. Write up by Barbara Rowlands

Threadneedle Hotel in the City Panel Leila Haddou, data journalism editor for The Times and The Sunday Times @LeilaHaddou Aleksandra Wisniewska, visual projects editor at The Financial Times @Alekswis Sophie Warnes, senior data journalist at the Office of National Statistics and author of a weekly data round up, Fair Warning @SophieWarnes Taneth Evans, head of [...]

By |2019-04-04T12:07:47+01:00January 31st, 2019|News, Past Events|Comments Off on WiJ Panel discussion: What is data journalism and why it matters. Write up by Barbara Rowlands

A Private War – a special WiJ screening and panel session

In the six short years since Marie Colvin’s death in Homs, Syria, on February 12, 2012, she has been remembered in many ways. As a member of the Frontline Club, Those eulogies of Marie have often taken place here. Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman (Cartel Land, City of Ghosts) chose to make her life, death and [...]

By |2019-02-11T17:44:08+01:00January 18th, 2019|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on A Private War – a special WiJ screening and panel session

BBC’s Razia Iqbal, Anita Anand & Buzzfeed’s Elizabeth Pears & Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: Write up by Sonya Thomas

Women of colour in journalism - the way forward With thanks to WIGGIN for hosting  And of course our fabulous panel Lydia El-Khouri, Senior Programme Manager, Media Diversity Institute Elizabeth Pears, News editor at Buzzfeed Samantha Asumadu, Founder of Media Diversified, Edmalia Ltd Speakers Bureau and Experts Directory and the co-founder of Bare Lit Festival. [...]

By |2019-03-21T15:27:52+01:00January 18th, 2019|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on BBC’s Razia Iqbal, Anita Anand & Buzzfeed’s Elizabeth Pears & Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: Write up by Sonya Thomas

Summary: In Conversation with Laura Kuenssberg

Women in Journalism were delighted to welcome Laura Kuenssberg as the inaugural interviewee in our new ‘In Conversation with’ series that kicked off on Monday 12 November. The series aims to offer insight into the careers of the biggest names in British journalism to inspire more women into senior and high-profile jobs across our industry. As [...]

By |2018-11-23T10:10:19+01:00November 23rd, 2018|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Summary: In Conversation with Laura Kuenssberg