Press Releases

IWMF’s comment on CJR’s investigation of rampant sexual harassment in photojournalism.

Revelations about sexual harassment in the world of photojournalism published today in the Columbia Journalism Review are distressing. As shown in the International Women’s Media Foundation’s report Violence and Harassment against Women in the News Media: A…

IWMF Honors Journalist Una Hajdari with the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship

Winner to research and report at MIT, Boston Globe, New York Times [WASHINGTON, DC: June 25, 2018] — The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) has selected Una Hajdari, a freelance print and broadcast journalist from…

IWMF pleased to be among Atlantic Council 2018 Freedom Awardees

IWMF only NGO to be recognized among other winners including Dr. Madeleine Albright, 64th US Secretary of State; Aryana Sayeed, Afghan singer and activist, and Bana Alabed, Syrian activist and author   [BERLIN: June 23,…

IWMF to recognize women who report from some of the world’s most dangerous regions

2018 Courage in Journalism Award winners include Nima Elbagir of CNN International and New York Times contributor Meridith Kohut; 60 Minutes’ Lesley Stahl to receive Lifetime Achievement Award [WASHINGTON, DC: June 14, 2018] — The…

IWMF names Andrea Bruce 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award winner

2018 Awardee Andrea Bruce — (Photo by: Jonathan Levinson) [AMSTERDAM, APRIL 14, 2018]: Today, the International Women’s Media Foundation announced that this year’s Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award will go to former Washington Post…

Anne Kristine Hermann Named Inaugural Grantee of the Kim Wall Memorial Fund

NEW YORK, MARCH 23, 2018 — Tonight, family members of the late Swedish journalist Kim Wall joined the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) in announcing the first grantee of the Kim Wall Memorial Fund. The…

NBC’s Andrea Mitchell and ABC’s Kerry Smith Join the IWMF’s Board

[January 25, 2018, WASHINGTON, D.C.] – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) welcomes Andrea Mitchell and Kerry Smith – two of the most influential people in broadcast news, and longtime friends of the IWMF –…

IWMF to Provide Journalists with Invaluable Pro-Bono Legal Support in Partnership with ISLP

January 10, 2018. The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) will be working with the International Senior Lawyers Project (ISLP) to provide pro bono legal advice, particularly around contracts, to the female journalists in our programs.…

The IWMF Co-Leads Conversation to Shift Power and End Sexual Harassment in the News Media

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 9, 2018) – If you’re wondering where some of the most powerful women in the news media are today, they are busy engaging in a solutions-focused discussion to end sexual harassment and…