Message to members

Welcome to all our 600 WIJ members to our fantastic 2018-19 programme, which is bigger and better than ever. We are delighted to be launching a new series of 'In Conversation' evenings featuring Laura Kuenssberg, Kath Viner, Alison Philips, Mishal Husain and Anne Robinson, and our career-enhancing seminar panels include top female talent such as Amelia Gentleman and Carole Cadwalladr. [...]

By |2020-07-08T17:46:06+01:00September 27th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Message to members

WIJ Host Biggest And Best Summer Party Ever At Rosewood London

On Friday 6th July, Women in Journalism held our annual summer party in the ballroom of the Rosewood London. Credit: Eleanor Mills Not only did the stunning Rosewood host our event, which more than 350 people attended, they also laid on mouthwatering pies and chutneys from Holborn Dining Room, plus live entertainment and [...]

By |2018-07-16T09:22:18+01:00July 16th, 2018|Events, News, Past Events|Comments Off on WIJ Host Biggest And Best Summer Party Ever At Rosewood London

Summer Party At Rosewood London

  The Women in Journalism Summer Party was  held at the stunning Rosewood Hotel on 6th July. Women in Journalism  summer party sponsors for 2018 were The Knotted Vine  The Knotted Vine is sponsoring a Spanish rosé wine, Armas Mencia Rosado Gusbourne Gusbourne is also sponsoring the event with their Blanc de Blancs 2013. Plus lovely Lovely Rosewood goody bags!

By |2018-07-08T15:51:34+01:00June 24th, 2018|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Summer Party At Rosewood London

Journo Resources To Change The Game With Press Award and Funding from Women In Journalism

At this year’s Press Awards, Jem Collins of Journo Resources was awarded The Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation. Here, she talks to our Social Media and Events Intern, Grace Holliday, about her win. Grace Holliday: Congratulations, Jem! How were The Press Awards? Jem Collins: Thank you! They were incredible. I didn't in a million [...]

By |2018-06-01T13:28:24+01:00May 30th, 2018|Events, News|Comments Off on Journo Resources To Change The Game With Press Award and Funding from Women In Journalism

Taking on a Career Challenge: 14 Top Tips from 5 Top Women

By Donna Ferguson Last week Women in Journalism put on our third annual event for women in financial journalism, kindly hosted by the FT. The topic of discussion at this year’s event was ‘Taking on a Career Challenge’ and our panelists were: ●     Becky Barrow, news editor of the Sunday Times and committee member of Women [...]

By |2018-06-27T13:57:01+01:00May 22nd, 2018|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Taking on a Career Challenge: 14 Top Tips from 5 Top Women

Young women and media: the promise of the female network – Kitty Hatchley

I recently worked on a six-part web series entirely produced by students. It was written by three women, directed by the same three women, produced by a further three women and shot entirely by a woman. In my experience university is awash with confident, capable, extraordinary young women bursting with enthusiasm: for storytelling; for questioning; [...]

By |2018-04-25T10:25:00+01:00April 23rd, 2018|News, Research, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Young women and media: the promise of the female network – Kitty Hatchley

Women of Colour in Journalism on International Women’s Day

by Sonya Thomas More than 50 W​omen of colour in journalism ​met on 8 March (International Women's day) to talk openly and candidly about their experiences​. On ​our​ panel, joining Afua Hirsch who chaired the event, was Anjana Ahuja, a former Times columnist, feature writer and now a contributing writer and science commentator at the Financial Times​;​ Megha Mohan [...]

By |2018-04-03T10:20:55+01:00March 13th, 2018|Events, News, Past Events|Comments Off on Women of Colour in Journalism on International Women’s Day

Women in financial journalism: Taking on a new career challenge 

Are you a woman working in financial journalism who would like to break into a job on the news or features desk or is wondering how to broaden the topics you write about? Would you like to know how a career in financial journalism can prepare you for a job editing hard news for [...]

By |2018-05-22T15:29:47+01:00March 6th, 2018|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Women in financial journalism: Taking on a new career challenge 

Duchess of Cornwall attends WIJ Mentoring Programme

The Duchess of Cornwall Attends Launch of WIJ Mentoring Programme By Grace Holliday The Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla Parker Bowles, joined the latest mentors and mentees on our 2018 scheme at a champagne reception at the The Ned on 7 February. Canapés and Perrier Jouet circulated, as did many members of our committee and advisory [...]

By |2020-06-29T14:05:12+01:00March 6th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Duchess of Cornwall attends WIJ Mentoring Programme

Summary: Centenary Celebration of Women in Westminster

By Milly Vincent Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Centenary Celebration of Women in Westminster last night. The event celebrated this momentous year which marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act passed, giving the first women the right to vote. In true Suffragette spirit we trudged through the snow [...]

By |2018-05-14T09:45:27+01:00March 2nd, 2018|Events, News, Past Events|Comments Off on Summary: Centenary Celebration of Women in Westminster