Highbury Media announces new CAR editor, Ray Leathern

Highbury Media announces new CAR editor, Ray Leathern

31.08.2020: Highbury Media has announced the appointment of Ray Leathern as editor of CAR, effective 1 September 2020. Ray Leathern joined Highbury Media in 2017 as group motoring editor after three years as online editor at Media24 TopCar.


Highbury Media has announced the appointment of Ray Leathern as editor of CAR, effective 1 September 2020.



Ray Leathern joined Highbury Media in 2017 as group motoring editor after three years as online editor at Media24 TopCar.





Along with the CAR editorship, he will continue growing the motoring component of Highbury’s business, most notably leisurewheels.co.za, as well as supervising motoring content for existing titles such as Motor for TFG, Popular Mechanics, Equinox, TFG Sportsclub and the broader digital offerings. He is the publication’s tenth editor in its 63-year history.




“CAR is South Africa’s halo motoring title; I’m honoured and humbled for the opportunity Highbury Media has afforded me. CAR has a peerless brand heritage that must be treated with respect.



At the same time, I believe my 13 years’ experience across a wide variety of print and online media will stand me in excellent stead for the role. Crucially, I see myself as a CAR fan, first and foremost, and an editor/journalist second.


It will be my pleasure to lead the immensely talented editorial team to new heights in the future and to keep creating the most engaging and informative motoring content in the country.”



Leathern counts driving a Porsche Carrera GT up the Goodwood Hillclimb course at the Porsche 70th anniversary celebration as a career highlight.




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31.08.2020 / MaP

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