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Women In Media WA is a not-for-profit networking group for journalists and communications/public relations/media specialists in Western Australia.

Our aim is to encourage networking opportunities, stimulate discussion on issues relevant to women working in media and/or public relations in Western Australia and provide examples of positive and inspirational role models.

A dedicated audience of thinking women!

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Past Events

The Online Media Evolution – Navigating this Brave New World
The Online Media Evolution – Navigating this Brave New World
The panel, chaired by WIM committee member, Today Tonight’s Syan Dougherty, included: Dan Stinton, head of digital for Seven West Media (WA), is responsible for the digital strategy of The West and numerous Channel Seven products. He has worked in media and technology for more than 20 years, including a long stint with Yahoo7 in […]
What Are You Worth?
What Are You Worth?
Photos by Rhiannon Arnold: Rhiannon Arnold is a student journalist in her third year at Curtin University. She has worked as a newsreader at RTRFM and is now a sub-editor of the Western Independent online newspaper. She is currently working the national UNIPOLL project alongside her studies.
International Women’s Day 2016 Breakfast
International Women’s Day 2016 Breakfast
More than 70 women gathered at the Public Transport Authority (PTA) in East Perth on 8 March for a special Women in Media Breakfast [...]
Book your tickets now for our final event for the year.
Book your tickets now for our final event for the year.
EVER WONDERED WHAT YOUR COLLEAGUES IN REGIONAL WA GET UP TO? How they got to where they are today? Join us at the ABC East Perth studios for “Jam Sponges and Jillaroos: Survival Tips for your Country Stint” is your chance to hear the voices of those who work in the regions. Why is a […]
CROSSING THE LINE? REPORTING TRANSGENDER
CROSSING THE LINE? REPORTING TRANSGENDER
The gender divide has never been more fluid. High-profile individuals like Chelsea Manning and Caitlyn Jenner have pushed transgender people to the front pages like never before, prompting a flurry of coverage and commentary, from Vanity Fair to The Sunday Times. Transgender challenges society’s notions of man and woman, so how does the media cross […]
GETTING SERIOUS
GETTING SERIOUS
Terrorism is the scourge of our times and a threat to our journalistic freedom With memories of the Martin Place seige and the Charlie Hebdo attacks fresh in our minds, Women in Media is using our first 2015 event to tackle this threat with two-fold determination – we bring you the wisdom of Australia’s pre-eminent […]
So Many Voices, So Much to Say: Aboriginal Western Australia and the Media
So Many Voices, So Much to Say: Aboriginal Western Australia and the Media
Hosted by ABC reporter Jessica Strutt, with a panel of savvy Indigenous media women – Jodi Hoffmann, Michelle White and Gina Williams, this is your chance to learn more about more about the growing voice of Aboriginal media in WA. You can find out more about Jess, Jodi, Michelle and Gina here.
An Evening with “Destroy the Joint”  & Jenna Price
An Evening with “Destroy the Joint” & Jenna Price
So you think sexism from the media is part of a bygone era? Jenna Price hoped so, until Sydney broadcaster Alan Jones in 2012 declared on radio 2GB that “women are destroying the joint”. He had Australia’s first female prime minister in mind. Journalism commentator and lecturer, Price turned Jones’ comment into a call to […]
In conversation with Caroline Jones AO
In conversation with Caroline Jones AO
Caroline has worked with indigenous broadcasters at CAAMA in Alice Springs in 1988-89 and is member of the NSW Women’s Reconciliation Network. In 2007, Caroline was made an Hon. Doctor of Letters (HonDLitt) by the University of the Sunshine Coast. Caroline will share her ‘Australian story’ at this very special event. Don’t miss it! Phone […]
Journalism is dead: Long live Journalism
Journalism is dead: Long live Journalism
Worried about job security in a new media world? What’s the impact of online news, celebrity tweets and Facebook fame, and where does it leave ‘real’ journalism? If you’re uncertain, so are we. That’s why our first WIM event for 2013, ‘Journalism is dead. Long live journalism!’, brings together three lively panellists with insight into […]