Women in Journalism hosted an exclusive exhibition at Newsworks’ Festival of News event last week ( 9/6/22) to celebrate its 30-year anniversary showcasing iconic female journalists, the exhibition pays tribute to leading writers past and present including Marie Colvin, The Sunday Times’ foreign correspondent who sadly died while covering the siege of Homs in Syria in 2012, journalist and author Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and football reporter Julie Welch.

Festival of News attendees had a chance to see a preview of the exhibition at the British Library with 10 portraits on show at the event. All 30 portraits will be available online  over the next few weeks and featured at other upcoming events.

Daily Mirror editor and Women in Journalism chair Alison Phillips said: “We’re excited to celebrate Women in Journalism’s 30th anniversary by showcasing ground-breaking women from across the history of the industry. I was delighted  to see the exhibition at Newsworks’ Festival of News event”.