Alistair Charlton

Kingston University London
Writing, Photography, Video Production
  • Alistair has been a journalist since 2011 and has written about consumer technology and the automotive sector ever since.
  • A passion for cars began from a very young age, giving Alistair the foundation he needed to carve out a career writing about all things automotive, from classic Ferraris to the latest electric vehicles.
  • Fascinated by the internet from a young age, Alistair joined Twitter in the early days, started his first podcast in 2008, aged 18, dabbled with YouTube the same year, and has been online pretty much ever since.


Alistair has been a journalist for over a decade, having started as a staff writer at IBTimes UK in 2011, before graduating to the role of Deputy Technology Editor. He went freelance in 2017 and has since written for publications including Wired, Forbes, T3, TechRadar, Stuff Magazine, The Independent and the BBC. He currently specialises in the automotive and consumer technology sectors, writing about everything from electric and classic cars, to autonomous driving, smartphones and home automation. Alistair is also passionate about Swiss watches, home renovation projects, and enjoys podcasting and video production in his spare time.


Alistair graduated from Kingston University with a 2:1 degree in English Language and Communication with Journalism. During his degree he earned the role of Chief Layout Editor for the university newspaper, The River. Prior to that, he co-founded and produced a student magazine at his sixth-form college.
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