WiJ statement: The sexism and misogyny that persists in sports journalism and media

The Scottish Football Writers Association (SFWA) has apologised after guests walked out in protest when a keynote speaker made offensive jokes. Women in Journalism Scotland co-chair Gabriella Bennett and Eilidh Barbour led the walkout. Eilidh Barbour later tweeted: “Never felt so unwelcome in the industry I work in than sitting at the Scottish Football Writers [...]

By |2022-05-10T11:07:25+01:00May 9th, 2022|News, Uncategorised|Comments Off on WiJ statement: The sexism and misogyny that persists in sports journalism and media

LIVE & ONLINE: March 7

Next Monday, March 7th,  on the eve of International Women's Day, Women in Journalism will be holding a special event in solidarity with women journalists in Afghanistan and in danger around the globe. We will be joined by Sky's Alex Crawford, the BBC's Yalda Hakim, Christina Lamb of the Sunday Times and former Secretary of [...]

By |2022-03-02T11:31:34+00:00February 14th, 2022|Uncategorised|Comments Off on LIVE & ONLINE: March 7

December 14 Christmas Party: Cancelled

It is with enormous regret that we have decided to postpone our Christmas party.  With the Omicron variant on the rise we feel it is the responsible thing to do.  We also don't want to do anything which might impact on people being able to enjoy Christmas with their friends and family. The party will [...]

By |2021-12-16T09:22:42+00:00December 13th, 2021|Uncategorised|Comments Off on December 14 Christmas Party: Cancelled

ONLINE January 26: Is Work Still Working for You? And if it Isn’t – here’s how to change it in 2022.

Whether it’s higher pay, promotion, more flexibility, better training, more opportunities – or just better working conditions – our panel will advise you how to successfully negotiate your way to get what you deserve and get what you want out of your employer, whether you are on staff or a short-term contract. Sarah Brown, head [...]

By |2022-02-10T08:57:23+00:00October 22nd, 2021|Uncategorised|Comments Off on ONLINE January 26: Is Work Still Working for You? And if it Isn’t – here’s how to change it in 2022.

June 22 Masterclass: How to make a living interviewing celebrities and other famous people

Have you ever thought it would be fun to interview celebrities and other famous people for a living, but are not sure where to start or how to go about it? Top celebrity interviewers Nick McGrath and Donna Ferguson are hosting a webinar on June 22 (6pm) to explain exactly how to go about it [...]

By |2021-07-05T12:59:17+01:00April 16th, 2021|Uncategorised|Comments Off on June 22 Masterclass: How to make a living interviewing celebrities and other famous people

June 9: Has lockdown increased the domestic load on women

When: Tuesday June 9 Time : 5.30- 6.30pm Has lockdown increased the domestic load on women, risking a reversal many of the recent strides they have made in the workplace as well as being hit the hardest economically- and what can we do about it? Join the discussion with our panel including Helen Lewis author of [...]

By |2020-07-10T13:55:06+01:00May 29th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on June 9: Has lockdown increased the domestic load on 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
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