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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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UPCOMING EVENTS

BREAKING IN, BREAKING OUT,
CHANGING DIRECTION…


Women in Media is pleased to offer a unique mentoring and networking opportunity.

Wherever you are at in your career, come along to hear from a fantastic panel who will share insights from decades of experience in media and communications.

Wednesday 5 September – 6-9pm – Cannings Purple CBD Headquarters.

Past Events

Making headlines (Women in Sport)
Making headlines (Women in Sport)
Making headlines: when will women in sport get anything near to equal coverage in the media? Wednesday 11 July, Women in Media members joined a robust discussion hosted by ABC Grandstand’s Karen Tighe, and panellists Christina Matthews (CEO WA Cricket Association), Steve Butler (Seven West Media) and Nat Medhurst (Australian Diamonds and West Coast Fever […]
Women in Media International Women’s Day Breakfast
Women in Media International Women’s Day Breakfast
Professor Fiona Wood, AM, FRCS, FRACS – Pushing new frontiers This International Women’s Day, Thursday 8th March, WIM organised a breakfast at The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research to hear from one of Australia’s most innovative and respected surgeons and researchers, Professor Fiona Wood AM. Read more
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 […]