User:JSutherland (WMF)

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Joe Sutherland
Communications Fellow, Wikimedia Foundation
"When you really know who you are and what you like about yourself, changing for other people isn't such a big deal." - Abed Nadir
Joe Sutherland

About me

Hi there! My name is Joe and I'm a Communications Fellow for the Wikimedia Foundation. I've been an editor on the English Wikipedia (and dabbled in various other Wikimedia projects) since 2006. In real life, I graduated with a BA(Hons.) in Journalism in July, and am currently based in Aberdeen, Scotland.

I wrote a dissertation on how Wikipedia reacts to breaking news as part of my degree.

My work

As a Communications Fellow, I help to undertake and to present readership research, work with the community on research projects and findings, work on brand and design projects, help to organise Communications-related tasks on Phabricator, write and edit entries for the WMF's official blog, as well as perform other miscellaneous tasks to help out the team internally.
Disclaimer: I work for or provide services to the Wikimedia Foundation, and this is the account I try to use for edits or statements I make in that role. However, the Foundation does not vet all my activity, so edits, statements, or other contributions made by this account may not reflect the views of the Foundation.

Contact me

  • E-mail: jsutherland@wikimedia.org