Charlene White: ‘In conversation ‘ in October

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 will talk to Eleanor Mills, Honorary  WiJ committee member and founder of NOON. Charlene is the latest to take part in this series. Previous speakers  have included BBC political [...]

By |2021-09-03T14:21:09+01:00July 13th, 2021|Events, News, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Charlene White: ‘In conversation ‘ in October

TEN TOP TIPS: How to thrive in regional journalism

Thanks very much to our panel of expert local journalists from around the country. You can watch the recording above, or read our summary below of their excellent top tips for thriving in regional journalism. Chair: Laura Collins, WiJ committee member and editor of the Yorkshire Evening Post. Panel: Maria Breslin, editor of the Liverpool [...]

By |2021-07-05T16:40:06+01:00June 29th, 2021|News, Past Events|Comments Off on TEN TOP TIPS: How to thrive in regional journalism

We can’t sweep the hidden heartache of miscarriage under the carpet – Laura Collins, YEP Editor & WiJ Committee member

Starting the conversation is the toughest part but as a society we need to start tackling the taboo about early miscarriage. Today I share my personal story. Grief is a very complex and challenging emotion. It is a dark sadness that looms over us as we try to comprehend the loss of someone very close [...]

By |2021-06-26T16:13:14+01:00June 26th, 2021|News|Comments Off on We can’t sweep the hidden heartache of miscarriage under the carpet – Laura Collins, YEP Editor & WiJ Committee member

Congratulations to Women in Journalism member Tara Hepburn, who secured our latest Editor Under the Spotlight commission. By Laura Whitcombe

Tara received a £240 fee for successfully pitching a first-person piece to ELLE Magazine editor-in-chief Farrah Storr for the title’s anonymous digital series Secret Lives of Women.   For obvious reasons we are not able to reveal the story that Tara wrote, but recent articles in the series have included secrets as diverse as 'I'm Well-Paid, But I Steal Hundreds Of [...]

By |2021-06-03T14:53:12+01:00June 3rd, 2021|News|Comments Off on Congratulations to Women in Journalism member Tara Hepburn, who secured our latest Editor Under the Spotlight commission. By Laura Whitcombe

Sign up to Off The Record – a journalism newsletter which comes out every Thursday afternoon

Off The Record is a journalism newsletter which comes out every Thursday afternoon. Each week we’ll tell you what events are coming up which might tickle your fancy, include a brief review of the best journalism podcasts that week so you don’t have to listen to the rubbish ones and, more importantly, report on who’s [...]

By |2021-05-25T13:04:30+01:00May 24th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Sign up to Off The Record – a journalism newsletter which comes out every Thursday afternoon

Major Survey launched by Women in Journalism

The level of online abuse, editorial, ethnic, age and gender discrimination, as well as increased domestic chores loaded on female journalists during the pandemic, are just a few of the areas that a major survey launched this week by Women In Journalism will be investigating. The survey sent out WIJ’s 900+ members and to 30,000 subscribers [...]

By |2021-05-18T11:03:21+01:00May 18th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Major Survey launched by Women in Journalism

Women Hero Journalists – job advertisement

Women in Journalism (WIJ) is looking for a student journalist, or a young journalist starting out on her career, to write regular profiles of women “hero” journalists jailed or under attack for their journalism somewhere in the world. This is an important role highlighting the many female journalists struggling to get their stories heard despite [...]

By |2021-05-19T14:50:17+01:00May 17th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Women Hero Journalists – job advertisement

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…

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