Fatima Arkin: Telling the difficult story by Lauren Hurrell

For Fatima Arkin, reporting on climate change is not about headline-grabbing stories, but about untangling its complex impacts. As the eyes of the world focus on the COP26 conference in Glasgow, this is a message she wants journalists in the West to hear. “It’s not just the story we tell but how we tell the [...]

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Ugochi Anyaka Oluigbo: A Race against Time by Ruth Green

Ugochi Anyaka Oluigbo understands the devasting impact of climate change better than most. Growing up in in Imo State, Nigeria, she witnessed first-hand how erosion of the local landscape swallowed up her neighbourhood’s homes and farmland, cut off communities and threatened livelihoods. Today she’s one of Africa’s leading environmental journalists and has made it her [...]

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Profile of Environmental Journalist Erica Gies: By Emily Frances Algar

Environmental Journalist Erica Gies has seen the impact that rapid climate change has made on peoples’ lives. She grew up in California and now makes British Columbia her home and has witnessed first-hand the aftermath of raging forest fires, unprecedented temperatures and the loss of homes and communities in both countries as well as the [...]

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Fiona Harvey, Guardian’s environment correspondent: by Connie Dimsdale.

“Women are on the frontline in terms of vulnerability to the climate crisis, and it's important that we recognise that,” said Fiona Harvey, the Guardian’s environment correspondent. In the developing world, climate change is causing crop failure, water scarcity, extreme weather and rising sea levels. In many communities, it is women who grow the food [...]

By |2021-10-25T17:34:36+01:00October 18th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Fiona Harvey, Guardian’s environment correspondent: by Connie Dimsdale.

Caroline Muscat: Fighting Corruption in Malta By Flaminia Luck

Around the world every day there are journalists putting their lives at risk in order to report the truth. Often their families too face physical harm and intimidation. These are the true heroes of our trade.  Those for whom speaking truth to power comes with real consequences. Everyone who believes in the importance of journalism owes a [...]

By |2021-09-29T18:42:42+01:00September 29th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Caroline Muscat: Fighting Corruption in Malta By Flaminia Luck

UPDATE: The Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation

Women in Journalism (WiJ) is proud to support the brightest new ideas with a £4,000 annual prize sponsored by Wiggin LLP, in memory of the Guardian’s late deputy editor, Georgina Henry, also a former Women in Journalism chair. The applications for this years prize are closed but the winner and runner up will be invited to [...]

By |2021-09-24T16:22:42+01:00September 24th, 2021|News|Comments Off on UPDATE: The Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation

Editor Under the Spotlight: Pitch to Eleanor Mills For A £200 Commission: By Laura Whitcombe

Being axed from the Sunday Times after 23 years felt like an out-of-body experience for Eleanor Mills but a year on she says she wouldn’t go back. “At the time, one of my old bosses said the redundancy would be the best thing that ever happened to me and I wanted to hit him; but [...]

By |2021-10-11T15:03:28+01:00September 20th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Editor Under the Spotlight: Pitch to Eleanor Mills For A £200 Commission: By Laura Whitcombe

Women in Journalism at Dumfries House – guest of HRH The Duchess of Cornwall

The Duchess of Cornwall used a Women In Journalism event at Dumfries House to urge the world to ‘do all we can’ to protect female journalists working in Afghanistan. After hosting 40 members of WIJ for a mentoring event in the Tapestry Room at the Georgian mansion in Ayrshire, Camilla gave an impassioned plea highlighting [...]

By |2021-09-10T16:52:39+01:00September 9th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Women in Journalism at Dumfries House – guest of HRH The Duchess of Cornwall

Why Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, had to step up

Far from scaling down her duties at 74, CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL is busier – and happier – than ever. Kate Mansey discovers how the causes close to her heart have made her one of the Royal Family’s greatest assets There is a special place in hell reserved for women who don’t help other women,’ [...]

By |2021-09-09T10:03:37+01:00September 5th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Why Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, had to step up

Maria Ressa: The Battle for Facts By Ella Hopkins

Around the world every day there are journalists putting their lives at risk in order to report the truth. Often their families too face physical harm and intimidation. These are the true heroes of our trade.  Those for whom speaking truth to power comes with real consequences. Everyone who believes in the importance of journalism owes a [...]

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