Covid-19: supporting journalists through crisis12/10/2020
Since March, the Journalists’ Charity has helped hundreds of journalists whose lives have been affected by the impact of coronavirus.
At the outset of the crisis, we promised to give all applicants a rapid response to their enquiries, helping to minimise stress by allocating financial support as quickly as possible.
MATT Christmas cards 2020 on sale now!08/10/2020
MATT Christmas cards now available to buy online – £4.00 for pack of ten plus P&P .
Meet Ellen, our new industry outreach champion.06/10/2020
The Journalists’ Charity’s mission to boost awareness and engagement is moving up a gear, with the appointment of a new outreach champion.
Ellen Bramley, who previously worked at the Society of Editors, takes up the post tasked with spreading the word about the charity’s vital role.
If you’d like to arrange a workplace awareness session, or have any other suggestion about how the charity can spread the word, please get in touch.
Lockdown & loneliness: explore new horizons & find new friends – FREE ZOOM with DAME ESTHER RANTZEN05/10/2020
If you’re feeling cut-off by Covid-19 because of social distancing or a local lockdown, maybe you’re shielding, or it’s just harder for to get out and about, you’re not alone.
Doctors say the impact of the pandemic on the nation’s mental health is profound. As a journalist or former journalist you’re probably used to being busy with lots of interaction, and maybe you’re finding it tough. Again, you’re not alone.
The future of freelancing: finding work after Covid-19.21/09/2020
If you’re a freelance facing an uncertain future because the impact of Covid-19, where can you find work? Are there opportunities in journalism you don’t know about? Or could use your training and skills elsewhere?
While some sectors struggle, others flourish, and in this FREE expert-led session you’ll hear how your skills could well be transferable both inside the industry and in other sectors to help you keep working and earning.
Life without journalism31/07/2020
The Journalists’ Charity is renewing its drive to recognise and celebrate the role of journalism as Covid-19 continues to seriously impact life across the UK.
Since the beginning of lockdown, journalists have played a vital role in delivering information to audiences, as well as providing insight and scrutiny at a time of unprecedented national importance.
The Journalists’ Charity’s annual general meeting will be held on Wednesday 19th August at 12:30pm by video conference.
The meeting will include reports on 2019 from the charity’s chair, and treasurer, as well as the re-election of some council members. It will also include a proposal to amend several bye laws, adapted mainly as a response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Announcing the Journalists’ Charity/Dickens Fellowship competition WINNER15/07/2020
Thanks and congratulations to everyone who entered the Journalists’ Charity/Dickens Fellowship competition to find a new Dickens character for the 21st century. There were almost 300 entries in the competition to mark the 150th anniversary of the great writer’s death.