June 8 : Mothers in the media: how do they make it work?

How to keep your career on track when you have children? As the pandemic has shown us, the challenge of juggling work and family still falls mostly on female shoulders. Our stellar panel are at all stages of their careers, from national newspaper editor and leading broadcaster to TV journalist just back from her first maternity [...]

By |2021-06-15T13:20:29+01:00June 9th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on June 8 : Mothers in the media: how do they make it work?

How to use Instagram to boost your career 

Our Instagram-savvy panel gave an insight into how the social media powerhouse can help elevate your career. We looked at ways to build your profile and grow your following, unpicking the differences between features like Stories and Reels and how best to use them, and sharing secrets to making money from the platform and attracting [...]

By |2021-06-10T08:21:00+01:00June 7th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on How to use Instagram to boost your career 

Sian Williams ‘In conversation’ with Pippa Crerar

Sian Williams talks about her career in broadcast journalism – and her work as a psychotherapist In a career spanning 35 years, Sian Williams, the main anchor on Channel 5 News, has reported on events as harrowing as the Asian tsunami, the Hillsborough disaster and the 2005 Pakistan earthquake.  She talks to the Daily Mirror’s [...]

By |2021-06-10T08:21:48+01:00June 5th, 2021|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on Sian Williams ‘In conversation’ with Pippa Crerar

June 10: Afua Hirsch ‘ In conversation’ with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Joining our fabulous line up of guest speakers, we were delighted to welcome Afua Hirsch, Guardian columnist, best-selling author of Brit(ish) and Equal to Everything, broadcaster, Wallis Annenberg Chair at The University of Southern California  - and former barrister.  Afua was interviewed by WiJ honorary committee member and award winning columnist, broadcaster and author Yasmin Alibhai-Brown Watch [...]

By |2021-06-11T10:01:51+01:00May 9th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on June 10: Afua Hirsch ‘ In conversation’ with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

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

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 the new media income streams are and [...]

By |2021-05-19T08:19:33+01:00April 28th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on May 11 Masterclass: How to make money from blogging, YOUTUBE or social media

18 May Masterclass: 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.  

By |2021-05-19T09:12:18+01:00April 27th, 2021|Past Events|Comments Off on 18 May Masterclass: Tips on how to find amazing case studies and reliably come up with good ideas.

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

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!