We are the leading training, networking and campaigning organisation for journalists in the UK and we need an enthusiastic intern looking to kickstart a brilliant career in journalism.

Women in Journalism has more than 700 active members and 16,900 Twitter followers. We welcome women at all stages of their career, from students to leading media professionals. We run twenty events a year featuring top industry talent at seminars, talks and parties, before the pandemic at venues including the House of Commons, News UK, [...]

By |2020-09-22T10:48:54+01:00September 22nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on We are the leading training, networking and campaigning organisation for journalists in the UK and we need an enthusiastic intern looking to kickstart a brilliant career in journalism.

Exclusive: New Research By WiJ Reveals Shocking Lack Of Media Diversity Across Newspapers, Radio & Television

In the aftermath of the death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter protests, all parts of the media have promised to become more representative of the communities they serve. At Women in Journalism we believe that the media becomes a distorting lens rather than a true mirror when the media teams who cover [...]

By |2020-09-18T11:05:24+01:00September 16th, 2020|News, Past Projects, Research|Comments Off on Exclusive: New Research By WiJ Reveals Shocking Lack Of Media Diversity Across Newspapers, Radio & Television

Testing time for women to take the crown : Eleanor Mills in the British Journalism Review

The new editor of the FT has struck a blow for diversity. But are women reaching the industry’s summit only in time to see print slip away? Despite its pink hue, the Financial Times has always been the epitome of the old white male business establishment. But not any more. In January this year, Roula [...]

By |2020-09-02T18:20:58+01:00September 2nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Testing time for women to take the crown : Eleanor Mills in the British Journalism Review

Editor Under The Spotlight: Rosie Nixon Of HELLO! On Starting Out, Celebrity Culture, And The Importance Of Kindness

By Laura Whitcombe, WiJ Committee Member & Freelance Journalist HELLO! is the magazine that shook up the magazine market and the world of celebrity reporting when it launched in the UK over 30 years ago. Its critics have called it lightweight – but it has consistently secured celebrity and royal exclusives followed up by press [...]

By |2020-08-23T14:16:48+01:00August 17th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Editor Under The Spotlight: Rosie Nixon Of HELLO! On Starting Out, Celebrity Culture, And The Importance Of Kindness

Big audiences, little revenue by Aleks Krotoski

Podcasts are attracting new and loyal listeners, but most cost more to make than the producers will ever recoup Podcasting is the thing on everyone’s earbuds right now – little audio special deliveries of essential news updates, dramatic true crime, comedy gabfests and thought-provoking documentaries. By many accounts, radio is in its second golden age, [...]

By |2020-09-22T10:54:02+01:00August 7th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Big audiences, little revenue by Aleks Krotoski

Bureau of Investigative Journalism opportunities

Five exciting new roles coming up at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism: reporter - health inequalities; reporter - algorithms; community organiser; assistant production editor, operations assistant.  Find out more  HERE 

By |2020-07-31T10:30:59+01:00July 31st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Bureau of Investigative Journalism opportunities

Ingrid Wall is appointed our second WiJ special Ambassador

We are delighted to announce our second WiJ Ambassador -  Ingrid Wall following Barbara Taylor Bradford's inaugural appointment last year. Ingrid Wall recently took part in a WiJ Zoom conversation about the life of her remarkable late daughter, the investigative journalist Kim Wall (write up can be found HERE). It was clear that Ingrid, herself a journalist, [...]

By |2020-07-29T14:14:12+01:00July 29th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Ingrid Wall is appointed our second WiJ special Ambassador

Exclusive work opportunities for WIJ members

Editor-in-chief of Hello! Rosie Nixon is a writing force of nature. Her third novel is out in November, she has a movie in pre-production and is currently steering one of Britain’s best-selling women’s weeklies from a makeshift office in her bedroom.  From August 17 Rosie is exclusively sharing with Women in Journalism her experiences of [...]

By |2020-08-14T08:44:15+01:00July 20th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Exclusive work opportunities for WIJ members

‘Time and Tide: Connections and Legacies’

‘Journalism is the first draft of history’ is a maxim amongst journalists. But as Women in Journalism points out on its website, that draft of history too often excludes female points of view. While some women are working at senior levels of broadcast journalism, newspapers are lagging behind, with just 25% of news stories on [...]

By |2020-07-20T17:24:55+01:00July 10th, 2020|News|Comments Off on ‘Time and Tide: Connections and Legacies’

Rachel Beer and Nellie Bly – Their Legacies Live On

She was the first woman to edit a British national newspaper, two in fact.  Yet Rachel Beer’s (1858-1927) headstone failed to note her remarkable career as editor of both The Sunday Times and The Observer at the end of the nineteenth century. Her neglected marker in Tunbridge Wells Municipal cemetery defined this convention-busting journalist only [...]

By |2020-07-20T17:28:02+01:00July 10th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Rachel Beer and Nellie Bly – Their Legacies Live On