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Beginners Social Media Workshop

New to the ins and outs of social media? Join Women in Media and Bloom to learn the basics of compelling social engagement for work and for play. 10am – noon, Saturday 6 May, St Catherine’s on Park, 2 Park Street, Crawley. Places strictly limited - sign up now! $50 per person – please email [...]

FEELING FOR BREAST CANCER: INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY BREAKFAST

The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research provided the perfect setting for Women in Media’s first event for 2017, our International Women’s Day breakfast! Around one hundred women and a few courageous men gathered to share a delicious breakfast and to network, but primarily to hear about the Perth innovation that could enhance the outcome […]

Brave New World, Online Media Evolution

The final Women in Media event for 2016 at the Claremont Hotel was attended by an amazing group of women, powerful personalities and a few brave men. We were all there to learn a little bit more about a new but increasingly important part of media – the online landscape and how we can navigate […]

Looking forward to a wonderful WiM WA 2017 year

Thank you to everyone who’s supported our events in 2016. We’re already working hard on next year’s program, so stay tuned to our Facebook page for updates. In the meantime, we’ve posted our student reporter’s and photographer’s article and photos from our last event “The Online Media Evolution”, held on 9 November at the Claremont […]

The Future of Journalism

Interesting blog post on this subject from music journalist Rosalind Appleby. We’d love to hear your comments: whether you agree, disagree or anything else you’d like to say. Please use our Facebook page to give us your thoughts.

ACCC gives green light to West Australian/Sunday Times merger

News today from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that the merger between Seven West Media and The Sunday Times can go ahead. Women in Media WA believes there is now an increased importance for providing support and networking opportunities within our industry which is undergoing significant change and employment challenges.

What are You Worth

Women need to recognise their strengths and sell their skills to realise their worth in the workplace, according to Curtin Leadership Centre Academic Director Dr Linley Lord. Dr Lord was presenting on a panel for Women in Media WA’s latest industry event ‘What Are You Worth?’ held at Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley. WIM is […]

The gender pay gap

A study released earlier this month by Curtin University researchers and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency found an average top-tier female manager earns $100,000 less a year than her male counterpart, with the gender pay gap widening the higher women climb. It also found women in casual work can expect to earn a full-time equivalent salary […]

Crossing the Line? Reporting Transgender

See videos from this event – student video journalist: Frankie Mann While guests squeezed into the basement of The Dominion League on Beaufort Street to hear the expert Women in Media panel discuss the media’s treatment of transgender issues, a buzz was palpable. This topic was ripe for discussion. The 10th anniversary WIM event had […]