World Car Awards - Juror Profile



National Motoring Editor, News Limited Australia

Joshua Dowling is one of Australia's most experienced motoring journalists, with 20 years under his belt. Having worked for 11 years as the Motoring Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia's biggest broadsheet newspaper, he has amassed an impressive list of news, reviews and feature stories.

Dowling estimates he drives over 200 vehicles a year, in Australia and overseas, and has attended every major international motor show for the past decade to stay in tune with the latest models and trends.

Since going freelance in 2009, he has expanded his outlet coverage to include the country's biggest-selling men's magazine Top Gear Australia, the nation's most-viewed car website reaching over 1.2m unique hits each month, Popular Science Australia and GQ Australia.

He also comments weekly about the car industry on two of Sydney's most popular radio stations MMM and 2UE, the latter of which is syndicated to over 40 stations across Australia reaching an estimated 1 million listeners. A keen motor sport enthusiast, Dowling is a competition license holder and has raced at Bathurst in production cars as well as competing in production car and rally series.