WIJ WORKSHOP: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA SKILLS

Top tips coming soon  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 |2019-05-20T09:34:27+01:00April 24th, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on WIJ WORKSHOP: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA SKILLS

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 

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

In Conversation with Katharine Viner: Another sell out WiJ event

  Women in Journalism (WIJ) is delighted to have hosted Katharine Viner, editor-in-chief of Guardian News and Media, as our the next in our series of interviews with female journalists at the top of their game. One of the few women to have edited a national newspaper and the first to edit the Guardian, Katharine [...]

By |2019-01-23T08:30:56+01:00November 22nd, 2018|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on In Conversation with Katharine Viner: Another sell out WiJ event

WiJ Workshop: How to write the perfect pitch: Top Tips …By Donna Ferguson

How do you write the perfect pitch? What should you put in emails to editors? What’s the best way to follow up on those emails? How do you earn a living as a freelancer? Over delicious sandwiches, tea and cakes at the glamorous Threadneedles hotel in the City of London, Women in Journalism held a [...]

By |2019-03-05T15:07:26+01:00November 22nd, 2018|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on WiJ Workshop: How to write the perfect pitch: Top Tips …By Donna Ferguson

Women in Journalism : Christmas Party 2018

Women in Journalism took a moment at our Christmas party to remember colleagues around the world who have been imprisoned or lost their lives this year. In a tribute to Burmese reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, our 200 hundred guests did a thumbs up and held mini posters for a photo for the [...]

By |2018-12-18T14:27:59+01:00November 1st, 2018|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Women in Journalism : Christmas Party 2018

How to Break a Big Story: an inspiring panel of investigative journalists

By Elle Ayres, WiJ intern Our sold-out How to Break a Big Story event saw one of WiJ's most impressive panels to date. Carole Cadwalladr, who investigated the Cambridge Analytica scandal; Amelia Gentleman, who brought the Windrush calamity to the forefront of the media and Madison Marriage, who uncovered the misogynistic treatment of hostesses at the [...]

By |2018-10-15T17:24:45+01:00October 15th, 2018|News, Past Events|Comments Off on How to Break a Big Story: an inspiring panel of investigative journalists