World Car Awards - Juror Profile



Editor-in-Chief, TOP GEAR

Charlie Turner has been Editor-in-Chief of the world's largest car magazine, BBC TopGear, since 2011. As well as generating monthly magazine content and regularly securing access to the world's most important cars, Charlie is responsible for TG's cross-platform editorial strategy.

Under his leadership TopGear's audience has continued to grow, with a magazine published in 33 countries, reaching a global audience of 9.2 million readers, a website with 5 million unique users, 18+ million Facebook fans and the recently-launched iPad edition.

Before becoming Editor-in-Chief, Charlie was the magazine's Creative Director for eight years. Previously he worked for Bernie Ecclestone as Creative Director on the official Formula One magazine, following four years as Art Editor of Car Magazine.