HER VOICE 241 Ticket Offer for WiJ members

HER VOICE: BLACK WOMEN FROM THE SPOTLIGHT TO THE SCREEN @ BFI Southbank, 17 May – 30 June 2021 Her Voice  a season of films revelling in the artistry and power of some amazing Black female performers. We immerse in  the superstar talents of Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross trail blazers such as Josephine Baker, Ella [...]

By |2021-05-07T14:41:00+01:00May 7th, 2021|News|Comments Off on HER VOICE 241 Ticket Offer for WiJ members

Watch Back: 10 Tips On How To Be A Successful Podcaster

By Camomile Shumba In April, we gathered together four successful podcasters who told us of the energy, creativity, and hustle needed to create a podcast which was “like having a constant friend, you can always rely on.” We heard from Hannah Ajala, Lorraine Candy, Francesca Specter, Cara McGoogan with the guidance of chair Daisy Wyatt, [...]

By |2021-05-06T13:39:24+01:00May 4th, 2021|News, Watch Back|Comments Off on Watch Back: 10 Tips On How To Be A Successful Podcaster

Intro to Investigative Journalism

Robust journalism is a crucial part of any democracy and is crucial if we’re to maintain the integrity of the UK news media. However, at a time when newsrooms are shrinking and struggling for resources, in-depth reporting is becoming increasingly difficult to do and there are less opportunities for entry-level journalists to learn these skills. [...]

By |2021-05-04T16:10:16+01:00May 4th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Intro to Investigative Journalism

Job alerts w/c May 3 with partners Cision & Journo Resources

    Visit Cision Jobs to see the latest journalism roles and create tailored job alerts Find jobs HERE      Find Journos Resources  jobs and internships  HERE    Other Opportunities Editor-in-chief opportunity at gal-dem: An incredible opportunity has arisen at gal-dem as the wonderful Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff is moving to a different role. The Editor-in-Chief will: [...]

By |2021-05-03T13:57:02+01:00May 1st, 2021|News|Comments Off on Job alerts w/c May 3 with partners Cision & Journo Resources

How to Report Safely: A Guide for Women Journalists and their Allies

We would like to inform you about a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on safety of women journalists being  launched on World Press Freedom Day (May 3rd). Titled “How to Report Safely: A Guide for Women Journalists and their Allies”, and created through a partnership involving UNESCO, the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) and Knight [...]

By |2021-04-28T16:30:16+01:00April 28th, 2021|News|Comments Off on How to Report Safely: A Guide for Women Journalists and their Allies

Access to art for all, anywhere…

theVOV is the new way to experience culture together all on one centralised platform. Using XR technology, you can experience landmark exhibitions from museums and galleries, explore behind the scenes content, watch live artist tours of the digital spaces, pose questions to directors and curators, rediscover your favourite artworks in high definition, and watch on [...]

By |2021-04-28T10:19:17+01:00April 28th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Access to art for all, anywhere…

Charlene White will be an ‘In conversation ‘ guest soon

Joining our fabulous line up of guest speakers -  we are delighted to welcome Charlene White, ITV News presenter and regular panelist on Loose Women. Charlene is the latest to take part in this series. Previous speakers  have included BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg, Guardian editor-in-chief Katharine Viner, BBC news presenter and reporter Mishal Husain; Channel 4 [...]

By |2021-04-28T18:18:59+01:00April 27th, 2021|Events, News, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Charlene White will be an ‘In conversation ‘ guest soon

THEY ARE KILLING US: Why are journalists still dying in Mexico? by British Mexican Society

Journalist Elizabeth Mistry will explore the risks to journalists as they do their job in Mexico. May 3rd 2021 is World Press Freedom Day. To mark the occasion, Elizabeth Mistry will take us on a whirlwind tour through the history of modern journalism in Mexico and focus on the ongoing challenges facing those in the [...]

By |2021-04-19T15:34:27+01:00April 19th, 2021|News|Comments Off on THEY ARE KILLING US: Why are journalists still dying in Mexico? by British Mexican Society

WIJ member follows in the footsteps of trailblazing journalist Nellie Bly, pioneer of investigative journalism and champion globetrotter -By Rosemary J Brown 

Journalist Nellie Bly circled the world in 1890 faster than anyone ever had. She travelled alone, with just a Gladstone bag, and shattered the fictional 80-day record of Phileas Fogg, arriving back after 72 days.  Awed by her achievement and shocked by its present-day obscurity, I set off from London to re-enact her circumnavigation 125 [...]

By |2021-04-06T12:17:01+01:00April 6th, 2021|News|Comments Off on WIJ member follows in the footsteps of trailblazing journalist Nellie Bly, pioneer of investigative journalism and champion globetrotter -By Rosemary J Brown 

Eleanor Mills resigns from Society of Editors board and condemns ‘structural racism’ in UK media

Women in Journalism has been a driving force for greater diversity in our industry since it was founded. Our research has highlighted the lack of women in the industry and, just last year, the devastatingly low numbers of all people of colour.  In the wake of these reports, the lack of real action by industry [...]

By |2021-03-26T12:34:08+00:00March 26th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Eleanor Mills resigns from Society of Editors board and condemns ‘structural racism’ in UK media