Journalism events diary

Please email information about your events of interest to journalists to Grace Foley grace at or call 01273 243592.

Women in Media

Date: 04/03/17 and 05/03/2017

Women In Media gives delegates the opportunity to celebrate and learn from successful women in journalism, radio, TV, blogging, PR and much more, through keynote speeches, panel sessions and workshops.​

Last year, WIM, organised by a small group of student journalists from the University of Manchester's student media collective Manchester Media Group, welcomed delegates from across the UK including Stirling, Bristol and London.

The agenda can be found here.

Venue: People's History Museum, Left Bank, Manchester, M3 3ER

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Beyond Borders

Date: 07/03/17

This panel debate tackles some of the themes raised during The Refugee Journalism Project, which has supported exiled and refugee journalists in re-establishing their careers in the UK.

The debate will explore key issues around migration and journalism – the representation of migrants in the media; news values in the reporting of conflicts and humanitarian disasters; diversity in industry recruitment.

Venue: Lecture Theatre A, London College of Communication, Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6SB

Web: click here

Future News Worldwide

Start date: 06/07/17

End date: 07/07/17

Future News Worldwide offers aspiring young journalists from across the world the opportunity to develop practical and editorial skills and hear directly from some of the world’s most high-profile industry leaders.

The conference is open to undergraduate students aged 18-25 of any discipline (i.e. not just Journalism or Media Studies) and to those who have graduated within the last year. Applicants can come from any region of the world and must speak English at IELTS 6.5 or above.

All applicants must complete an online form designed to test their passion, enthusiasm and journalistic skills.

The British Council covers conference costs, travel to and from Edinburgh (including visas if applicable), meals and accommodation for successful delegates.

Venue: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

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ONA Dublin

Date: 19/05/17

ONA Dublin will feature a full day of programming to address the latest issues in the digital media landscape with experts from around the world, as well as hands-on demos that will offer the chance to engage with emerging technology.

The conference will include sessions around public trust in media, metrics/analytics, immersive journalism content, revenue, video.

Venue: Facebook Dublin, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin, Ireland

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ORAMA Immersive Journalism Conference

Start date: 31/03/17

End date: 01/04/2017

ORAMA will connect journalists and creators to discuss how immersive tech and virtual reality will shape the future of newsrooms.

The conference plans to address three key types of content: online news, docs for the festival circuit, and NGO projects.

Venue: The Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Pl, London, W2 1QJ

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How to be an intern

Start date: 16/03/17, 6pm

End date: 16/03/2017, 8pm

Journalists’ Charity & Women in Journalism are combining forces with City University Journalism department to bring together well-seasoned editors and bright young sparks at our How to be an Intern seminar.

Chaired by Suzanne Franks, head of journalism at City, the panel includes:

Aidan McGurran, managing editor, Mirror Group Newspapers

Eleanor Mills, editorial director , The Sunday Times & editor, Sunday Times magazine

Louise Court, former director of editorial strategy and content, Hearst

Georgia Edkins, City University former WiJ intern and now Journalists’ Charity social media intern.

The event will discuss how to get work experience, how to get the most out of your work experience and how to bag yourself freelance shifts!

The panel discussion will be followed by networking drinks and nibbles supported by the Journalists’ Charity, who have invited a swathe of influential editors, ex-editors and journalists for you to meet.

Venue: Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre, City, University of London, Northampton Square
London, EC1V 0HB

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Digital Publishing Innovation Summit 2016

Start date: 19/10/16
End date: 20/10/2016

The Digital Publishing Innovation Summit brings together 30+ Industry Speakers and over 100 delegates to discuss leading digital publishing initiatives.

Venue TBC, London

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