As editor of Jalopnik, Ray Wert brought us years of great stories, wagon hoonage, leaked Corvette Stingray drawings, and other magical things. Now he needs a new car, so I think we should help him out.
Current dragon and former Jalopnik Editor-in-Chief Ray Wert is moving on from his position as Executive Director of Content for Gawker Media to form his own company, Tiny Toy Car, which will "provide online publishers and their automotive agency clients with customized, branded advertising content designed to…
Last Friday was officially my first day as Editor-in-Chief, which means it was also the last day for my mentor and hero Ray Wert. Now that he's going to change advertising forever it seems time to give him the only kind of tribute his tormented brain can appreciate: senseless brutality.
As many of you may already know, my six-and-a-half year reign of terror at Jalopnik ends this month. That's right, I'm movin' on up the management ladder, ending my streak as the Gawker editor with the highest longevity. That means we will soon have a new driver here at Jalopnik — Matt Hardigree, the hardest working…
If you're in D.C. on June 25th and want to see our own Ray Wert in Chris Paine's Revenge of the Electric Car, buy a ticket now. There'll even be a fun panel with Q&A after.
After some late night negotiations, AOL and The Huffington Post have decided to kill Autoblognik, spewing Jalopnik out like a organ recipient rejecting a transplanted kidney. And because we're back to where we belong — at Gawker Media — I'm back as Editor-in-Chief.
Jalopnik editor-in-chief Ray Wert joined MSNBC's Alex Witt on January 11, 2011 to talk Detroit Auto Show. Watch the clip above.
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Jalopnik's Editor-in-Chief looking confused by pretty much everything around him at this weekend's Southern 500 NASCAR race at Darlington Raceway. (Photo Credit: Erin Pettigrew/Gawker)