News Writer Wanted

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Whotopia has decided to feature an all new service on the Whotopia website that will feature all the latest news related to: Doctor Who,  Torchwood,  Sarah Jane Adventures and Whotopia.  In order to help facilitate this new service, we are looking for two, possible three, individuals to join our team in the position as News Writer.  The news writer will be responsible for maintaining and posting news to the service and sourcing news items to be featured on the service.  Interested applicants must have the following requirements: 

  • Have good knowledge of Doctor Who (classic and current series), Torchwood and the Sarah Jane Adventures
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Excellent command and understanding of the appropriate use of grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Work well with others and be able to work in a team environment
  • Be able to take direction
  • Be able to work to deadlines
  • Be able to write short news articles without copying source information verbatim
  • Have some basic HTML knowledge (optional)
  • Be able to work with material of a confidential nature
  • Able to quickly learn to post news items to our website using
  • Willing to make at least a 6 month commitment to the post 

You will be expected to post news items to the site on a regular basis.  (We expect this might take a total of 30 minutes per day total posting various articles to the site and service.)  Applicants should be at least 16 years of age. 

Interested applicants should send a sample of their writing and relevant details to whotopia@whotopia.ca.  

Deadline for applications is September 20, 2009.

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