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, [...]

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OCT 6: Fleet Street Girls with Julie Welch and Eve Pollard

When : October 6 Time : 6pm to 7pm Julie Welch talks to Eve Pollard (legend!) about her new book Fleet Street Girls – The women who broke down the doors of the gentleman’s club. Her personal story tells of the female journalists who broke down barriers in the 1970s and 1980s as women moved up the ranks in Fleet Street when it was [...]

By |2020-10-07T08:29:15+01:00September 21st, 2020|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on OCT 6: Fleet Street Girls with Julie Welch and Eve Pollard

NOV 17: Lit Fest with Susie Dent talking to Julia Langdon

In conversation with Countdown's Susie Dent about her new book, Word Perfect. Join Countdown’s queen of Dictionary Corner in conversation about her new book, Word Perfect, with Julia Langdon, political journalist, author and scrabble legend. Susie will share the stories behind common phrases like stealing someone’s thunder, May Day and the meaning of “snaccident” – [...]

By |2020-11-18T08:16:52+00:00September 18th, 2020|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on NOV 17: Lit Fest with Susie Dent talking to Julia Langdon

Sept 22: WIJ LIT FEST : Sam Baker ‘in conversation’ on The Shift:

When : September 22 Time : 6.00 to 7.00 PM How I (lost and) found myself after 40 – and you can too. Former editor in chief of Cosmopolitan and Red and co-founder of The Pool, Sam will be talking to her former colleague and WIJ committee member Louise Court. “It’s the book I wish [...]

By |2020-09-23T16:57:44+01:00August 21st, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on Sept 22: WIJ LIT FEST : Sam Baker ‘in conversation’ on The Shift:

WRITE UP: In Conversation with Ingrid and Joachim Wall: By Ashleigh Swan

When Swedish journalist Kim Wall went to interview an eccentric inventor in the summer of 2017, the story ended in tragedy. Three years later, Women in Journalism were honoured to welcome Jochim and Ingrid Wall, parents of Kim, to our online event on 14 July to celebrate the life of a remarkable young woman, recorded [...]

By |2020-09-12T15:05:37+01:00July 3rd, 2020|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on WRITE UP: In Conversation with Ingrid and Joachim Wall: By Ashleigh Swan

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?

WRITE UP: Covering covid: Stories from the frontine reporters. By Ashleigh Swann

What’s it like reporting on the pandemic? This was the key question during our online meet-up on July 8 with our panel of top science and health journalists including;Hannah Devlin , science correspondent, The Guardian, Deborah Cohen , BBCNewsnight correspondent, Anjana Ahuja, science writer, Financial Times, Emily Wilson , editor, New Scientist, Jacqui Thornton , freelance [...]

By |2020-07-30T12:30:03+01:00June 17th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on WRITE UP: Covering covid: Stories from the frontine reporters. By Ashleigh Swann

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