Jason Whittaker – Working Journalist profile

17 June 2011

Written by: Lawrie Zion

Jason Whittaker

Jason Whittaker became an editor at the age of ten, when he commissioned the family newspaper, The Whittaker Express. After completing a journalism degree some years later he set out to fill in the gaps in his knowledge, freelance writing and eventually working as a managing editor for ACP Magazines. He now holds the position of deputy editor at online news publication Crikey, an online news publication, where he also oversees the theatre blog, Curtain Call.

Masters student Matt Smith talks to him about being an editor and the power of the written word in this Working Journalist podcast. Click to listen.

Find out more about Working Journalist project here.

Follow Jason Whittaker on Twitter @thetowncrier and Matt Smith @nightlightguy.