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MENTORING OR NETWORKING? TAKE YOUR PICK.
MENTORING OR NETWORKING? TAKE YOUR PICK.
Be inspired by our panel of high achievers.  WimWA was thrilled to have been able to bring together some of Perth’s leading lights in media and communications, on Wednesday, 13 September 2017. Our host, ABC Perth’s Nadia Mitsopoulis, was joined by The West Australian and 6PR’s Gareth Parker, ABC TV’s Jess Strutt, PR guru Carla Sherman and former Southern Cross Austereo […]
IN CONVERSATION WITH TRACEY SPICER
IN CONVERSATION WITH TRACEY SPICER
In Conversation with Tracey Spicer Tracey Spicer refuses to take discrimination lying down. A respected TV presenter and reporter, Women in Media national convenor and self-described ‘Bogan from Brisbane’, Tracey is a straight-talker when it comes to revealing the discrimination she has encountered throughout her career. Her recently-released book The Good Girl Stripped Bare was […]
FEELING FOR BREAST CANCER
FEELING FOR BREAST CANCER
International Women’s Day Breakfast Presentation of a remarkable world first glove that can ‘see’ breast cancers at a cellular-scale with the touch of a finger on the skin. Professor Saunders and the glove’s inventor, biomedical engineer at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research (Perkins), Dr Brendan Kennedy presented their work for this special International Women’s […]
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 […]
Art Gallery of WA and Women in Media present – ‘From Picasso to Warhol to Where?’
Art Gallery of WA and Women in Media present – ‘From Picasso to Warhol to Where?’
A Double Treat for WIM’s Christmas Celebration. Come and enjoy a free final viewing of AGWA’s ground-breaking show from The Museum of Modern Art in New York, Picasso to Warhol: 14 Modern Masters. Featuring over 120 works by fourteen of modern art’s most iconic artists including Matisse, Picasso, Pollock and Warhol, this exhibition presents a […]
National Interest – WIM and Black Swan State Theatre Company – 8 May 2012
National Interest – WIM and Black Swan State Theatre Company – 8 May 2012
Women in Media and Black Swan State Theatre Company invite you to a very special WIM event. This is your chance to go behind the headlines and international intrigue surrounding the Balibo Five, a group of Australian TV journalists and cameramen killed in East Timor in 1975. WIM guests received a free theatre ticket to […]