MIAMI, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorsport.com announced today that award-winning news editor Charles Bradley has been appointed to the Company's executive management team as editor in chief after spending the last 14 years with world-renowned motor sports magazine Autosport.com.
Bradley will oversee Motorsport.com's worldwide news and content operations as well as digital newsgathering operations, effective Jan. 15, 2015.
"Charles Bradley is an industry-leading editor who brings exceptional journalistic background and motor sports knowledge that will challenge our newsrooms to innovate and to continue to transform digital news," said Eric Gilbert, co-founder and vice president of operations, Motorsport.com. "The addition of Charles to our editorial team helps leverage our international footprint as the premier source for online motor sports content, news and information."
"This is an exceptional opportunity to bring my expertise to a fresh editorial team and create world-leading news content to aid our audience and consume their passion for worldwide motor sports," said Bradley. "Adding to the solid foundation and substantial growth pattern that Motorport.com has already experienced is exciting to be a part of."
Bradley, 41, began his journalism career in 1995 with UK weekly newspaper Motoring News, then joined the formative autosport.com team in 2001, where he played a pivotal role in transferring Autosport magazine's authority to its website. He returned to the print title to become editor in chief in 2011, overseeing a redesign in 2013.
"Our company continues to capitalize on leveraging our strong financial position after being acquired by Enerfund earlier this year," Gilbert added. "We are pushing hard to build a genuine investment value into our company whether it's with our new platform, innovative technologies or our international expansion. Great value starts with great people and Charles is a key addition to our team."