New Chair of Journalists’ Charity12/05/2021
Trustees of the Journalists’ Charity have appointed Christine Warwick as the organisation’s new chair.
Christine, who succeeds Ramsay Smith in the role, has spent a long career in and around the media in both newspaper journalism and public relations. Based in Wales, Christine represents the charity’s Welsh committee on the national council of trustees and is actively involved in the organisation of the annual Wales Media Awards.
Sixth Journalists’ Charity Wales Media Awards winners unveiled02/05/2021
BBC Cymru Wales reporter Stephen Fairclough has been named as the Journalists’ Charity Wales Media Awards Journalist of the Year 2020 at an online ceremony.
Dylan Iorwerth, journalist, broadcaster, writer and founder of Welsh language newspaper Golwg, was honoured with the Outstanding Contribution Award for a lifetime of tireless championing of Welsh and English language journalism in Wales.
Profession invited to support the Journalists’ Charity online 2020 Wales Media Awards24/03/2021
Everybody connected with journalism in Wales is being invited to watch an online ceremony at the end of April at which the winners of the 2020 Journalists’ Charity Wales Media Awards will finally be revealed.
Delayed from last year because of the pandemic, the results of the sixth Wales Media Awards competition will be unveiled during the free-to-view broadcast at 7.30pm on Friday 30 April on the Awards website, www.walesmediaawards.co.uk.
Journalism Fund: Safeguarding the future of journalism16/03/2021
The Journalists’ Charity is launching an exciting initiative aimed at helping new starters at the beginning of their careers.
The first jobs fund will offer financial assistance to cover the cost of relocation, accommodation, transport, and equipment.
The scheme is aimed at supporting young journalists who are often burdened by high levels of student debt and face an increasing cost of living, especially in London.
The Journalists’ Charity’s annual general meeting will be held on Wednesday 12th May at 12:30pm by video conference. The meeting will include reports on 2020 from the charity’s chair, and treasurer, as well as the re-election of some council members. Any charity members who wish to attend the meeting should email email@example.com or call 01306 887511 for details of how to take part.
Proud to present: Journalist of the year.05/02/2021
The Journalists’ Charity is delighted to announce it’s teaming up with The Drum to announce the coveted ‘journalist of the year’ award at their forthcoming ceremony. As part of The Drum, the international news group for marketing and media industries, the awards are hosted annually to celebrate original, clever and thought-provoking work in journalism and online publishing.
Real stories – helping journalists affected by Covid-1919/01/2021
The Journalists’ Charity has been supporting an unprecedented number of individuals over the last year whose lives have been turned upside down by Covid-19. Your donations have helped to provide a lifeline for those who have lost work, with many still facing a very uncertain future. Read more here.
Original ‘Snowman’ score to be auctioned for JC.22/12/2020
The original musical score to the hit animated Christmas classic ‘The Snowman’ has been donated to the Journalists’ Charity as part of its fundraising auction.
The piece by composer Howard Blake was written to accompany the 1982 adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ children’s book and features the festive favourite ‘Walking in the air.’