Her Spirit app is now FREE for EVERY women in the UK thanks to the support from Sport England Lottery funding. 

  Our mission to inspire women to be happier and healthier has never been more important. To help keep you motivated and feeling less socially isolated through this during this period of national uncertainty we will hosting the following within the Her Spirit Community: Daily live workouts - Yoga, indoor cycling, mobility and strength sessions [...]

By |2020-07-08T17:42:45+01:00March 23rd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Her Spirit app is now FREE for EVERY women in the UK thanks to the support from Sport England Lottery funding. 

Message from Eleanor Mills and Alison Phillips

Dear WIJ members, Hello to you all – wherever you are we hope you are keeping safe and keeping cheerful. We know that is not easy, we are all in uncharted territory and for many of us that comes with anxieties both health related and financial. We are all going to have to deal with [...]

By |2020-07-08T17:43:27+01:00March 22nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Message from Eleanor Mills and Alison Phillips

WIJ is here to help – support for members during the epidemic

We really know at WIJ what it's like to work from home, and how staying in touch with others is vital for our sanity. So we would like to commission a member to write a "how to" piece on using online apps, tools to for meetings, chats while we are isolated at home - Google hangouts, Zoom, [...]

By |2020-03-18T12:24:46+00:00March 18th, 2020|News|Comments Off on WIJ is here to help – support for members during the epidemic

Georgina Henry Award 2020 – Congratulations to our shortlisted winners. Sponsored by WIGGIN LLP

Shortlisted: Iona Bain , Megan Lucero, Dr Frances Ryan &  Lizzy Dening The award was set up to honour Georgina Henry, who was a founding member of Women in Journalism as well as former deputy editor of the Guardian and head of Guardian.co.uk, before her death in February 2014. Iona Bain Iona Bain is founder of the Young [...]

By |2020-03-27T09:49:44+00:00March 16th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Georgina Henry Award 2020 – Congratulations to our shortlisted winners. Sponsored by WIGGIN LLP

WANT TO PREVENT EXTREMISM? GET SERIOUS ABOUT MUSLIM MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING

British Muslims for Secular Democracy ( BMSD) launch a landmark report titled ‘The Inner Lives of Troubled Young Muslims - Well Being in the Age of Islamicist Extremism and Anti-Muslim Hatred’ written by six Muslim women. It explores the effects on Muslim youth of anti-terrorism measures, racism, family and community conflicts and cultural expectations. ‘… [...]

By |2020-03-12T15:01:40+00:00March 12th, 2020|News|Comments Off on WANT TO PREVENT EXTREMISM? GET SERIOUS ABOUT MUSLIM MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING

What previous mentees and mentors say about the scheme 

Mentees “I am deeply honoured to have the fantastic Eve Pollard, founder of Women in Journalism and former Fleet Street editor,  as a mentor. Long after the official mentor period she continues to advise, inspire and counsel me. Returning to work after maternity leave, I couldn’t have wished for a greater cheerleader at a time [...]

By |2020-03-12T14:54:16+00:00March 12th, 2020|News|Comments Off on What previous mentees and mentors say about the scheme 

Eleanor Mills is to step down from her role as Editorial Director, The Sunday Times, and Editor of The Sunday Times Magazine

Eleanor Mills is to step down from her role as Editorial Director, The Sunday Times, and Editor of The Sunday Times Magazine. Eleanor said: “I have been exceptionally fortunate to have enjoyed every minute of the last 22 years at The Times and The Sunday Times. I have worked with some of the most inspiring people [...]

By |2020-03-05T15:52:46+00:00March 5th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Eleanor Mills is to step down from her role as Editorial Director, The Sunday Times, and Editor of The Sunday Times Magazine

WIJ Mentoring 2020 Launch at The Embassy of Ireland

We launched our 2020 mentoring scheme on February 6 at a reception for 200 guests, generously hosted by the Embassy of Ireland. The event kicked off with a speech from Adrian O’Neill, the Irish ambassador to the UK, saying, “We are delighted to host Women in Journalism here tonight to celebrate so many very talented [...]

By |2020-07-08T17:44:17+01:00February 14th, 2020|News|Comments Off on WIJ Mentoring 2020 Launch at The Embassy of Ireland

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

WOMEN IN JOURNALISM HONOUR BARBARA TAYLOR BRADFORD OBE AND MAKE HER ITS FIRST EVER AMBASSADOR

The UK’s most senior female editors and high profile writers came together last night (26 November 2019) to honour the former Fleet Street journalist and international bestselling novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford OBE at a special Woman in Journalism (WIJ) dinner held at Corinthia London. Twenty-eight of the leading female editors and writers working in the British media [...]

By |2019-11-27T12:36:36+00:00November 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on WOMEN IN JOURNALISM HONOUR BARBARA TAYLOR BRADFORD OBE AND MAKE HER ITS FIRST EVER AMBASSADOR