Category Archives: News

Why Join JAWS?

Most of our members describe JAWS as amazing! Here are some reasons to sign up for a wonderful year of advice, mentoring, camaraderie, support and training: The Listserv! Daily and hourly discussions about issues affection women journalists, job leads, tips on topics from how to land a book deal to pitch ideas to interview techniques, advice […]

The Fran Lewine Interview Project

JAWS began the Fran Lewine Interview Project to record the stories of women who made a mark in journalism. These videos, recorded at the annual JAWS Conference and Mentoring Project, are produced in honor of Fran Lewine, one of the founding members of the Journalism & Women Symposium. Fran was a leader among women journalists […]

Renew your membership today!

JAWS members: Don’t forget that TODAY is the deadline to renew your JAWS membership at the low rate of $65 and maintain your connection to this wonderful group of women journalists. We have kept dues steady but we always appreciate it if you are able to “round up” to $100 or more so that we […]

Results of JAWS survey

JAWS membership survey 2010 JAWS members who took the recent online survey endorsed much of what our organization is already doing: growing slowly from our current 400 to about 500 members across the country; organizing training workshops and embracing new outlets for journalism as the industry evolves; and rotating camps around the country to explore […]

JAWS Newsletter

Sample of stories you’ll find in this edition: PRESIDENT’S LETTER:The Power of Networking By Megan Kamerick At the recent Edge of Change conference at the Poynter Institute I was struck by a comment by Pam Johnson, one of the earliest members of JAWS and one of the editors of the “Edge of Change” book. She […]

JAWS is going to Texas

Nestled in the beautiful hills of west Texas (not far from San Antonio) is the Tapatio Springs Resort, waiting for JAWS Fall Camp 2010. Camp dates: Oct. 22 – 24

Put Oct. 22-24 on your calendar for the next great Fall Symposium at the Tapatio Springs Resort near San Antonio.

Have you renewed your membership for 2010?

Click here to renew your annual membership to JAWS and keep those connections fresh!

JAWS 25th Anniversary

Log on to the members-only area to get a link to the survey. Time to renew! Click here to renew your annual membership to JAWS and keep those connections fresh! And put Oct. 22-24 on your calendar for the next great Fall Symposium at Tapatio Springs Resort near San Antonio. JAWS 25th Anniversary in Snowbird, […]

Women journalists condemn Imus slurs

For Immediate Release April 9, 2007 The Journalism & Women Symposium joins the National Association of Black Journalists and others who have expressed disgust and outrage at the racist and misogynist remarks made by radio personality Don Imus. Last week, Imus called members of the Rutgers basketball team – who had just played for the […]

Spring meeting tackles strategic planning

Board Backs Two-Year Term for Future Presidents By Karlyn Barker The Journalism & Women Symposium’s officers and directors gathered April 13-15 in Albuquerque to help craft a new leadership framework for the future. As part of this effort, the board voted to recommend changes to the by-laws, the most significant of which would set two-year […]

Knight Fellowships deputy director to lead Journalism and Women Symposium

For Immediate Release Oct. 4, 2007 For more information, contact: Becky Day, Journalism and Women Symposium For more information about JAWS: Dawn Garcia, deputy director of the John S. Knight Fellowships for Professional Journalists, has become president of the Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS), a national organization of women journalists. Garcia, who spent […]

JAWS Founder Tad Bartimus wins lifetime achievement award

JAWS Founder Honored by Washington Press Club By Patricia Sullivan Tad Bartimus was the Associated Press’ first female bureau chief and its first female special correspondent, a rare title only a few reporters earn (including JAWS member Linda Deutsch). Tad received the Washington Press Club’s Lifetime Achievement Award Feb. 13, 2008, at the annual Congressional […]