May 5: How to manage your finances during very challenging times .

WIJ members are invited to reserve a free place in an online meet-up with experts to offer support and advice on managing your finances during very challenging times. We will offer you ideas on where to find help, how to cut costs, defer payments etc, and you will be able to submit questions in advance. Chaired by Eleanor [...]

By |2020-06-15T15:40:22+01:00May 1st, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on May 5: How to manage your finances during very challenging times .

WIJ Zoom meet-up: working for brands and charities with Louise Court, former editorial director of Hearst UK

Members are invited to reserve a place for our free weekly meet-ups, designed to help you through the coronavirus crisis. The third meet-up will take place on Tuesday April 21 at 5.30pm. Find out about how to use your experience to work for businesses and third sector organisations with Louise Court, former Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan, Editorial [...]

By |2020-06-05T09:58:23+01:00April 17th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on WIJ Zoom meet-up: working for brands and charities with Louise Court, former editorial director of Hearst UK

LISTEN HERE: Women in Journalism Online meet up – In conversation with Bryony Gordon: APRIL 28,2020

The writer and mental health campaigner Bryony Gordon joined journalists’ charity supporters in an online meet up to talk life, work and coping with lockdown. The charity’s special award winner talks candidly about living with addiction, dealing with depression, and forming a friendship with Prince Harry. LISTEN HERE :  https://youtu.be/V65LkdBKza8 (Please be advised of strong [...]

By |2020-06-15T15:42:06+01:00April 15th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on LISTEN HERE: Women in Journalism Online meet up – In conversation with Bryony Gordon: APRIL 28,2020

WiJ Workshop – New Directions:  Reserve Your Place Now

Members are invited to reserve a place for our free weekly workshops, designed to help you through the coronavirus crisis. The second workshop will take place on Tuesday April 14 at 5.30pm. Are you thinking about using your journalism/comms skills to head in a new direction - out of choice or necessity - or having a what-am-I-doing-with-my-life [...]

By |2020-06-05T10:00:58+01:00April 11th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on WiJ Workshop – New Directions:  Reserve Your Place Now

Women in Journalism Online Pitching Workshop – Reserve Your Place Now: April 7

Members are invited to reserve a place in the first of our free weekly workshops, designed to help you through the coronavirus crisis. The first workshop will focus on pitching your ideas as a freelancer, run by WIJ Committee Member Donna Ferguson. Donna has run a number of sold out pitching workshops for WiJ before, and [...]

By |2020-06-05T10:02:31+01:00March 30th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on Women in Journalism Online Pitching Workshop – Reserve Your Place Now: April 7

WRITE UP: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown celebrates International Women’s Day and women of colour in the media: By Kristina Hristova

Over 50 members and guests attended a celebration of International Women’s Day, kindly hosted by the University of Westminster on Wednesday 11 March. Students and professional journalists were treated to an honest and passionate conversation on the struggles and successes of women of colour and migrant heritage in the media. The discussion was chaired by [...]

By |2020-06-15T16:03:08+01:00March 18th, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on WRITE UP: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown celebrates International Women’s Day and women of colour in the media: By Kristina Hristova

The Frontline Club and Women In Journalism present this special screening of Bombshell, with an important panel discussion – February 25th, 7:00-10:00pm @Frontline Club

The movie lays bare the truth about what can happen behind the screen in TV News - but how relevant is this US tale to the UK? Our panel discussion includes Sylvia Ann Hewlett, author of  #Metoo in the Corporate World (who will be unveiling some new data on harassment in the media), Eleanor MIlls, [...]

By |2020-03-05T12:46:22+00:00February 4th, 2020|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on The Frontline Club and Women In Journalism present this special screening of Bombshell, with an important panel discussion – February 25th, 7:00-10:00pm @Frontline Club

Award-winning journalist, author and WIJ committee member Yasmin Alibhai-Brown chairs a panel to support women of colour and to celebrate International Women’s Day – March 11th, 18:30-21:00 @ University of Westminster

Panel includes Panel includes Nikki Bedi, tv and radio broadcaster, BBC; @nikkibedi Kasia Delgado, deputy opinion editor, theipaper; @KasiaLDelgado Hannah Pool, journalist,, author and artistic director; @HannahPool Rabiya Limbada, journalist, BBC World Service; @Rabiya Zing Tsjeng, executive editor, ViceUK and author of the Forgotten Women series @misszing When : March 11 Where : University of Westminster, 309, [...]

By |2020-03-12T16:25:47+00:00January 31st, 2020|Past Events|Comments Off on Award-winning journalist, author and WIJ committee member Yasmin Alibhai-Brown chairs a panel to support women of colour and to celebrate International Women’s Day – March 11th, 18:30-21:00 @ University of Westminster

What every journalist needs to know – In Conversation with Alison Philips Write Up

Only a handful of women have edited a national newspaper in the UK, and Alison Philips, who is also WIJ deputy chair, is one of them. She talked frankly about her career path and the challenges facing women in the industry with Eleanor Mills, WIJ chair, editorial director of the Sunday Times and editor of [...]

By |2020-02-02T18:09:47+00:00January 31st, 2020|News, Past Events|Comments Off on What every journalist needs to know – In Conversation with Alison Philips Write Up

In conversation with Alison Phillips: January 21

Alison first worked as a reporter for the Harlow Star weekly newspaper before going to Leeds University where she was editor of Leeds Student. She was then a trainee at the Evening Argus in Brighton before joining Connors News Agency and Woman magazine. She came to Trinity Mirror (now Reach) in 1998 as a feature [...]

By |2020-01-31T15:04:09+00:00December 18th, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on In conversation with Alison Phillips: January 21