Craig Thomas on Muck Rack

Craig Thomas

Tooting, London
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  Motoring, cars, automotive technology
Doesn't Cover: Beauty

Motoring journalist and content creator, London Welshman, happily married dad of two daughters. These opinions are entirely my own (nobody else wanted them).

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I’m a highly experienced writer and editor with a background in PR, marketing, journalism and content production. I’ve spent the last 15 years writing about cars, motoring and automotive technology, for the likes of the Daily Telegraph, Auto Express, Daily Express, Auto Trader, Channel 4, Fifth G...

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I’ve been going through a bit of a phase of watching those 80s episodes of Top of the Pops on @BBCFOUR. I’ll tell you what: Proust and his bloody madeleines have nothing on this.
The amazing @JessieWare covering Womack & Womack’s Teardrops this morning. You need some chops to tackle Linda and Cecil, but she did an absolutely fantastic job. Any chance that you'll record it, Jessie? 
@VictoriaCoren Six now. Happy coincidence, that. My wife and I saw Molly’s Game on Tuesday and when we came out, she mentioned that it had reminded her to read your book. We’ve also ordered Molly’s Game, so there’ll be lots of poker reading going on chez Thomas.
@mattzarb @DawnHFoster He’s a Tory MP, so he’ll never be unemployed. He probably has a few directorships/consultancies on the back burner.
@emilybell So does that mean that @HuffPost is finally paying contributors?
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing and subbing TV listings at the Press Association. I was promoted to lead the team within three months.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I am that old.

How is social media changing news?

It's making media outlets lazy, by relying too often on it.