The Southern Group of Motoring Writers represents motoring journalists living or working in the region around the M25 motorway, stretching from Norfolk in the north to Portsmouth and Brighton in the south and from Reading and Oxford in the west to Kent in the east.
The Group’s main role is to assist and enable communications between its members and the motor industry at large. We boast membership of around 30 journalists working on local, regional and national newspapers, magazines, books, websites and television, to provide the general public and specialist industry sectors with the latest motoring information.
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Southern Group members are active across a broad spectrum of the media, with outlets that include local and national newspapers, regional, national and international magazines, specialist fleet and industry publications, motorsport and technical publications, local and national radio and television, video productions, websites, blogs and books.
Our regional group, occupying the busiest and most densely populated area of the British Isles, was formed in 2002 and has since flourished as the ‘young upstart’ of the UK’s regional motoring writers’ groups.
Our aims are to improve the conditions and facilities for members to carry out their profession, and to maintain and develop an excellent working relationship with the motor industry. To that end, I’d like to thank all the companies who support us with events and activities, and I look forward to a bright and vibrant future together.
Chairman, Southern Group of Motoring Writers