Organizations for

Women in Journalism

International Women's Media Foundation:
strengthening the voice of women in the news media worldwide.
Association of Women Journalists:
dedicated to supporting women in print and broadcast journalism and promoting the respectful treatment of women by the news media.
Association for Women in Communications:
championing the advancement of women in all communications disciplines.
International Women's Writing Guild:
network for the professional and personal empowerment of women through writing.
professional organization to highlight the role played by women in various national economics.
Alicia Patterson Foundation:
provides grants to mid-career journalists to pursue stories for the foundation.
Women in Photojournalism
annual conference information




History of Women in Journalism





The Emergence of Females as Professional Journalists:
history of women in journalism.



Women Come to the Front:
Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters during WWII.



Remembering the Ladies:
a salute to the women of early radio.



Women in the Workplace Communications:
essay and history of women in the media.



The Lily:
a brief site of information on the publication, The Lily.
Women in Journalism in the 19th Century:
short history of women in journalism.









Journalism and the Mass Media:
biographies of many women in journalism.



Women in Journalism:
oral history project by the Washington Press Club Foundation; interviews with twenty-one women.



African American Journalists
gallery of links to biographies



Jessie Tarbox Beals:
biography of photographer Jessie Tarbox Beals.



Blanche Wolf Knopf:
biography of publishing business president Blanche Wolf Knopf.
Nellie Bly, Pioneer Women Journalist:
biography of Nellie Bly.
The Women of the Hall:
Nellie Bly biography.
Nellie Bly:
another biography
The American Experience-Around the World in 72 Days:
Nellie Bly.
Picture of the Day:
biography of the Lily editor, Amelia Jenks Bloomer.
The Women of the Hall:
Amelia Jenks Bloomer biography.
Biographical History of Pottawattamie County, Iowa:
biography of Amelia Jenks Bloomer.
Amelia Jenks Bloomer
Women in History:
biography on Amelia Jenks Bloomer.
Connie Chung:
biography of ABC news anchor and correspondent, Connie Chung.
Maria Schriver:
biography of contributing anchor to NBC's Dateline.
Katie Couric:
biography of NBC News' Katie Couric.
Barbara Walters Profile:
biography of Barbara Walters
Joan Lunden:
biography of television broadcaster, Joan Lunden.
Ann Curry:
biography of NBC's Ann Curry.
Margaret Bourke-White
a biography and photo
Women of the Hall
a biography of Margaret Bourke-White
Margaret Bourke-White: A Great of Photography
biography and quotations
Linda Wertheimer
host of All Things Considered
Nina Totenberg
legal affairs correspondent for National Public Radio
Susan Stamberg
broadcast journalist for NPR