A woman has the power to change the world. You are going to read about the top 10 women journalists who can prove this statement. The media is overloaded with information about celebrities or active feminists, but we read rarely about the British ladies who work for the news industry.
The modern world of journalism is still dominated by men. Can you imagine how challenging it was for these female journalists to build their career and reach such a high point as they are now? Maybe you heard their names in the news, but now you will know their inspirational stories. Each of them had to deal with struggle and danger. Unfortunately, some of them could not come out alive.
1. Anna Wintour
Anna entered the scene of Fashion Journalism in 1970 and did her best to redefine the industry completely. She is the chief editor of one of the best fashion magazines Vogue. She started her career in Harper’s Bazaar as a single assistant. She used to have big dreams and ambitions. Journalism is her passion and she was always listening to her heart.
2. Lyra McKee
Lyra’s devotion to journalism. She committed her life to her profession entirely. She was the new editor of Mediagazer. The starting point of popularity was when she wrote a viral blog post. It was a letter to herself, where she described how it was to 14 a gay teenager of 14 years old. There is even a movie based on her story, struggles, and life experience. Articles published in magazines such as BuzzFeed News, Belfast Telegraph, and even Forbes.
3. Lucy Hawking
Lucy is a daughter of the well-known Stephen Hawking. She made a successful career as a journalist in the UK. You can see the name Lucy Hawking in many top-rated magazines: New York magazine, the Guardian, the Times, the Daily Mail, etc. This woman wrote a series of books for children too.
4. Kate Abdo
Kate is one of the best UEFA broadcasters. She also has experience working for CNN. Kate loves sports and participates in all big events. Many people know her for hosting the FIFA Ballon d’Or and other sports competitions. You will not find a better sports journalist in the history of British journalism.
5. Jojo Moyes
Jojo is a famous writer and journalist originally from the United Kingdom. At the moment, she continues her post-graduation study and works for the Independent newspaper. We can’t deny the fact that Jojo Moyes is one of the most successful British journalists.
6. Christiane Amanpour
Christiane has a half British and half Iranian origin. At the moment, she has a big position in CNN. The beginning of career started in 1983 as an assistant. She is famous for covering the events of the war between Iraq and Iran, Bosnian War, and the Persian Gulf War. This woman is true to her profession all the time, and nothing will stop her from spreading the truth.
7. Caroline Hyde
Caroline is a well-known face on British TV. Her specialization is technology and business. Caroline Hyde has a passion to take interesting interviews with CEOs and famous people in her career, such as Ginni Rometty, Jan Koum, etc.
8. Victoria Derbyshire
Victoria works for BBC. If you are familiar with the show called “Have I Got News for You”, you should recognize Victoria Derbyshire easily. She is based in Britain right now and continues spreading the real news.
9. Kate Silverton
Kate is another popular journalist from the UK, who works for BBC. Do you know that her family was very simple, where the dad was working as a taxi driver. She even inspired her father to become a registered hypnotherapist. Her way of writing and expressing thoughts is really unique.
10. Zeinab Badawi
If you follow BBC World News, you can recognize Zeinab. She is one of the most prestigious female journalists. Zeinban is honored with the President’s medal for being the most influential woman journalist in Britain.