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WiJ Seminar :So you want to be a journalist?

Kate McMillan

Thursday, 20 February 2014 from 18:30 to 21:30 (GMT)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
WiJ Members
Only available to members and associates of Women in Journalism
Ended £10.00 £1.74
Guests Ended £15.00 £2.02
Students: event ticket only Ended £5.00 £1.47
Students: event ticket + free WIJ membership for one year Ended £10.00 £1.74

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Drinks and nibbles included with drinks reception pre and post event

Join Women in Journalism and Wannabe Hacks for an evening of discussion and debate on how to make it in the media industry. Hear from successful young journalists on how they made it in the nationals, online and trade press – and find out how you can follow in their footsteps.

We will address the obstacles that face young journalists today and how to stand out in a competitive industry.

Journalism is changing and we want you to be part of it.

Chair: Kay Burley: Sky News anchor and Britain’s longest serving female newsreader     


Krissi Murison: Sunday Times Magazine associate editor and first female editor of the NME: Fay Schelsinger: Award-winning journalist, now Times home news editor, formerly of the Daily Mail: Katie Hind: Sunday People showbiz editor who began her journalism career editing her university paper: Sue Ryan: Head of the Daily Mail trainee reporters' scheme and former Managing Editor of the Daily Telegraph: Alice Vincent: Founding member of Wannabe Hacks and arts and entertainment writer for the Telegraph: Jennifer Richardson: Award-winning journalist who quickly rose the ranks at Chemist + Druggist magazine to become the editor

Follow @WIJ_UK and @wannabehacks for updates, and use the event hashtag  #WannabeWIJ

workshops. Her ‘How You Really Write a Blog’ (www.writetopromote.co.uk/blog) charts what works and what doesn’t when you’re starting out.

Email wijuk@aol.com for more information

Do you have questions about WiJ Seminar :So you want to be a journalist?? Contact Kate McMillan

When & Where

Trinity Mirror offices
Canary Wharf (Room TBC
E14 5AP. London
United Kingdom

Thursday, 20 February 2014 from 18:30 to 21:30 (GMT)

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