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Giles Chapman

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Full name Giles Chapman
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Journalist and copywriter with a specialism in cars and motoring but not exclusively so.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Picture editing, Radio
Last updated 01-02-2017 12:01

Biography

Giles Chapman is a leading international authority on the motor car, its industry, history and culture. He began his career in 1984 in the automotive industry, moving into magazine publishing in 1985. By 1991, he was editor of Classic & Sports Car, the world’s best-selling classic car magazine. Since 1994, he’s worked as a freelance writer and consultant across a huge variety of media, and today contributes to national newspapers and motoring publications such as Auto Express and Octane. He has written over 15 books, including the 100,000-selling My Dad Had One Of Those and 100 Cars Britain Can Be Proud Of. In another sphere, he is also an advertising and marketing copywriter, working across sectors ranging from television and the arts to product design and men's health, product design and architcture.