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JAWS supports the professional empowerment and personal growth of women in journalism and works toward a more accurate portrayal of the whole society. Tax ID 84-1077803


We’re editors, writers, designers, photographers, columnists, producers, students and academics.  We work online, in newspapers, magazines, TV, radio, wire services and a host of media outlets.  We’re staffers and freelancers.  We’re fresh out of school and we’re seasoned professionals.  What we share is a dedication to our work, a desire to keep learning, the drive to support one another and a determination to foster diversity in the news and the field of journalism.

Cover photo by Ellie Van Houtte.