“When you truly possess all you have been and done, which may take some time, you are fierce with reality.” ― Florida Scott-Maxwell For 35 years, JAWS has been a unique sisterhood, fostering connections between women journalists and supporting them in the profession. It has served as a source of information and inspiration, a place […]
We’re excited to announce Roxann Elliott as our incoming operations director. She will be working with Roxanne Foster the rest of the year and taking over the job in January 2018.
Roxann is a freelance journalist and entrepreneur motivated by the stories and unique challenges faced by women in the professional arena (also, English Breakfast tea).
We’re excited to announce Andrea Crowley-Hughes as our new digital communication manager.
Andrea is a New Jersey-based writer and media maker with a passion for helping women and underrepresented journalists thrive.
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 said years ago, JAWS members helped her get a job in Arizona. Johnson went on to […]
Journalism AnnArborChronicle.com founder talks about her hyper-Local endeavor By Fara Warner Board member Fara Warner and JAWS members Carol Guensburg and Birgit Rieck hosted a JAWS get-together in Ann Arbor, Mich., on May 26 to discuss the state of journalism and raise the profile of JAWS in southeast Michigan. We signed several new members and […]
An impressie group of nearly 70 women representing the best of journalism gathered at the Poynter Institute in May to talk about the past, present and future of women in the profession.
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 […]