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WimWA Safety Masterclass

Generous WiMWA members allowed long locked-away secrets about mishaps and near misses at work to be aired in March as part of a move to increase mentoring efforts and safeguard the new generation of journalists. The three-hour safety workshop was the launch of the new WiMWA Masterclass series developed by veteran journalist Victoria Laurie to [...]

International Women’s Day with Dr Nikki Stamp

Cardiothoracic surgeon, author, writer, media personality and women’s champion, Dr Nikki Stamp, spoke passionately and candidly at the WIM WA’s, International Women’s Day breakfast, imploring those in attendance to embrace the power of the sisterhood. Hosted by the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, the 160 strong crowd listened in awe as Nikki reflected on [...]

When will women in sport get equal media coverage?

A diverse crowd joined ABC Grandstand’s Karen Tighe at Subiaco Football Club on Wednesday, July 11 for a compelling discussion about the state of coverage of women’s sport. Representatives from sporting bodies, journalists and sports enthusiasts; both men and women were among the 80 people in the audience. Rounding out the panel were CEO of [...]

Women in Media International Women’s Day Breakfast

She’s one of Australia’s most celebrated women, but Professor Fiona Wood has told an International Women’s Day audience dealing with the glare of the media spotlight has been one of her biggest challenges. Around 120 delegates attended the annual Women in Media’s networking event on March 8 at The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research [...]

Women in Media 2017 Conference, Day Two

“Stand Proud” The buzz from day one carried over to day two, as WIM QLD convenor Kathy McLeish opened the morning. Tracey Spicer then took to the stage with LJ Loch, offering up a plethora of tips to instantly improve your body language at work. Need a boost of confidence before asking for a raise, […]

Women in Media 2017 Conference, Day One

“Speak Up, Find Your Voice, Make It Happen” From the second our WIM WA group stepped into the bustling registration room for the inaugural Women in Media Conference, I knew we were in for an amazing couple of days. The wit, intelligence and skill of the women both speaking and in the audience was truly […]

Congratulations to our scholarship winner and runners-up

Women In Media WA is proud to announce the winner of the  inaugural WIM Mentoring Scholarship, an initiative of the WIM WA Committee to support and nurture talented young women in our industry Congratulations to Jessica Warriner from Community News, who just headed off Jessica Strauss and Gabrielle Campion. The two runners-up will each receive [...]


Getting a glimpse of a reporter’s true character, hearing their views on their industry and the changes they are experiencing is a rare treat, particularly for students aspiring to enter the field.   Such an opportunity was provided to those students among approximately 85 attendees from Perth journalism, PR and communications on 13 September, 2017, [...]

Great opportunity for WIM women

Women In Media WA is proud to announce the inaugural WIM Mentoring Scholarship, an initiative of the WIM WA Committee to support and nurture talented young women in our industry Thanks to our friends at Media Super, who have chipped in with an additional $500, the recipient will receive $1,500 towards the cost of flights, [...]


Tracy Spicer would probably use the ‘F-bomb’ in her description of the WIM WA event “In Conversation with Tracey Spicer”, held in the ABC studio, on Wednesday 14 June, 2017. In her richly informative and very entertaining chat with WIM committee member, Bridget Egan, Tracy encouraged the audience to swear liberally and with confidence. Her [...]