Spotlighting incredible women journalists: Ciara Cohen-Ennis

Women in Journalism Intern Um-E-Aymen Babar returns this week to spotlight incredible women journalists. This week I've nominated ITV journalist and producer Ciara Cohen-Ennis. Ciara started at ITV Wales five years ago on the traineeship scheme and has spent her time working across news and programmes as well as doing an attachment working at the [...]

By |2022-06-26T23:17:58+01:00June 26th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Spotlighting incredible women journalists: Ciara Cohen-Ennis

Spotlighting incredible women journalists: GoalDiggersUK

Women in Journalism Intern Um-E-Aymen Babar returns this week to spotlight incredible women journalists working in the sport industry. GoalDiggersUK is England's first Black female-led football podcast. Founded by Anita Abayomi and Brigitte Sesay the aim of the podcast is to help inspire young girls that they can not only talk about football in an [...]

By |2022-06-20T08:30:11+01:00June 20th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Spotlighting incredible women journalists: GoalDiggersUK

Top tips for the WiJ mentoring scheme

Last week we held an online panel discussion for our mentors and mentees who all shared their top tips to help you get the most out of the mentoring scheme: Make sure you're honest and open with your mentor about what you want to achieve and what you’re struggling with. Make a plan for what [...]

By |2022-06-12T22:54:22+01:00June 12th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Top tips for the WiJ mentoring scheme

This week’s Women in Journalism incredible woman is Felicia Pennant

Women in Journalism Intern Um-E-Aymen Babar returns this week to spotlight incredible women journalists working in the sport industry.  Felicia Pennant is an award-winning journalist and creative from London. In 2016 she founded SEASON to counter the male, pale, and sometimes stale state of modern football culture. The platform is a cross between football and [...]

By |2022-06-13T13:01:12+01:00June 12th, 2022|News|Comments Off on This week’s Women in Journalism incredible woman is Felicia Pennant

Spotlighting incredible women journalists: This Fan Girl by Amy Drucquer

Women in Journalism Intern Um-E-Aymen Babar begins this week by spotlighting incredible women journalists in the run up to our 30th anniversary. The sport industry has historically been a predominantly white male space and it is so important to also have a platform where women can feel welcomed and safe. These places allow us to flourish, be [...]

By |2022-06-12T13:23:36+01:00June 5th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Spotlighting incredible women journalists: This Fan Girl by Amy Drucquer

Women in Journalism celebrates 30 years at Festival of News

Women in Journalism hosted an exclusive exhibition at Newsworks' Festival of News event last week ( 9/6/22) to celebrate its 30-year anniversary showcasing iconic female journalists, the exhibition pays tribute to leading writers past and present including Marie Colvin, The Sunday Times' foreign correspondent who sadly died while covering the siege of Homs in Syria [...]

By |2022-06-12T16:50:03+01:00May 31st, 2022|News|Comments Off on Women in Journalism celebrates 30 years at Festival of News

Two incredible women, Reem Makari and Janet Osayande

For the final time, WiJ Committee Member Jem Collins returns to spotlight more incredible women journalists from across the UK in the run up to our 30th anniversary. It’s your last chance to nominate your own here. It’s been a pleasure to spend the last month delving into just some of the amazing women working [...]

By |2022-05-30T09:59:07+01:00May 30th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Two incredible women, Reem Makari and Janet Osayande

Women in Journalism Committee Member Jem Collins returns this week to spotlight more incredible women journalists

Women in Journalism Committee Member Jem Collins returns this week to spotlight more incredible women journalists in the run up to our 30th anniversary. Don’t forget to nominate your own here. A lot of the time when we talk about journalism, we focus on the practicalities. Quite rightly, we think about the countless hours chasing down [...]

By |2022-05-23T05:14:31+01:00May 23rd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Women in Journalism Committee Member Jem Collins returns this week to spotlight more incredible women journalists

Protecting your mental health in a newsroom

For mental health awareness week this year Dr. Sian Williams, Genelle Aldred and Gemma Sherlock all shared their top tips on how to protect your mental health when working in a newsroom. The Mental Health Foundation announced the week will explore the experience of loneliness, its effect on our mental health and how we can [...]

By |2022-05-16T12:30:50+01:00May 16th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Protecting your mental health in a newsroom

Jem Collins nominates another incredible woman: Robyn Vinter

Women in Journalism Committee Member Jem Collins returns this week to spotlight another incredible women journalist in the run up to our 30th anniversary. Don’t forget to nominate your own here. For the past couple of years’ I’ve been part of a WhatsApp group for journalists from working-class backgrounds. I’m not normally a group chat [...]

By |2022-05-16T09:26:20+01:00May 16th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Jem Collins nominates another incredible woman: Robyn Vinter
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