Resources for Female-Identifying Journalists – A GIJN Guide

Female-identifying journalists often encounter obstacles, whether they’re out reporting or when they’re back in their newsrooms. GIJN has gathered resources for female-identifying journalists who want to connect, handle harassment, and address discrimination issues. We also provide advice and tips from great women investigative journalists that may serve as inspiration.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Women in Leadership
Chapter 1: Women in Leadership
Chapter 2: Networks
Chapter 2: Networks
Chapter 3: Safety, Discrimination & Harassment for Women-Identifying Journalists
Chapter 3: Safety, Discrimination & Harassment
Chapter 4: Grants, Fellowships, and Awards
Chapter 4: Grants, Fellowships, and Awards
Chapter 5: Finding Mentors
Chapter 5: Finding Mentors
Chapter 6: Female Experts
Chapter 6: Female Experts
Chapter 7: Spotlight on Women in Investigative Journalism
Chapter 7: Spotlight on Women in Investigative Journalism
Chapter 8: Reports on Women’s Issues
Chapter 8: Reports on Women’s Issues

This guide was originally published in 2019 with resources assembled by then-GIJN Contributing Editor Kira Zalan and later updated by Laura Dixon. In March 2022, additions were made by GIJN’s Gabriela Manuli and Nikolia Apostolou. The guide was edited by Reed Richardson.