About James Batchelor

James Batchelor is currently Editor-at-large and Head of Motoring Video at Auto Express and Carbuyer (two brands owned by Dennis Publishing).

Auto Express is the UK’s number one motoring title. The magazine currently sells 45,000 issues a week making it the best-selling weekly car magazine. Auto Express’s website is also one of the biggest too, with its reviews and news stories ranking at the top of Google searches.

Carbuyer is one of the largest motoring websites in the UK. It helps hundreds of thousands of new car buyers every year with its unbiased car reviews from experts and owners.

James has been Editor-at-large and Head of Motoring Video since 2016. He is in charge of the both brands’ video output and is the main presenter of Carbuyer’s YouTube channel and a regular presenter of Auto Express’s YouTube channel.

James’s YouTube channel

Auto Express YouTube channel

Carbuyer YouTube channel

Prior to this James was News Editor at Auto Express and was responsible for the magazine’s and website’s news coverage.

James started his career at Blackball Media as Staff Writer at Car Dealer Magazine in 2010. He then moved to the position of News Editor producing content exclusively for AOL Cars (a Blackball Media contract) and then became Editor of Car Dealer Magazine.

Batchelor has extensive experience in journalism and video presenting. He often appears on TV – BBC News, BBC Breakfast, Sky News, ITV News, Al Jazeera UK – and on radio – BBC national and local radio, LBC and Share.

He can be contacted on the ‘Contact’ page or with the form below, or on Twitter (@JRRBatchelor).


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