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About ERN

The team are here 24/7 to provide the most up-to-date information on the FIA Formula E championship. We are a FIA approved, international and multi-cultural media outlet offering a broad and unbiased coverage of electric racing and electro-mobility.


Antonia Grzelak

Editor in Chief & Founder

Antonia is the founder of and operates as the editor-in-chief. She is currently doing her Master’s degree in Media and Political Communication and works as a freelance motorsport journalist for a well-known German print publication. Apart from Formula E, Toni covers Formula 1, DTM, WTCC, IndyCar and GP2. Due to her immense workload, coffee is as important to her as oxygen. Furthermore, she has experience with public relations, having worked for Team Motopark, Mario Farnbacher and others. Her favourite Formula E-related moments have been the first ever ePrix start in Beijing and the nail biter of a qualifying on the final day of the London season finale.


Topher Smith

Deputy Editor in Chief

Topher is an experienced and passionate Motorsport journalist with Formula E, Formula 1, GP2, GP3 and Karting all on his resume. When he isn’t at the trackside you can find him furthering his own capabilities and knowledge through his endless search for original ideas and material. The Man of Kent is also an avid simulation racer and lays claim to the unofficial Battersea Park lap record from his visit to the 2015 London ePrix.


Renate Jungert

Managing Editor

Renate is a relative newcomer to the world of motorsports. Nevertheless, the motorsports fever hit her as hard as her colleagues and she soon decided to make this world her home. She began her career in 2014 as GP2 and GP3 correspondent for TWF1, and joined the team later that year. As the company’s Managing editor she is responsible for the entire editorial team. After a successful first season, she switched to Read Motorsport (formerly FormulaUpdate) as GP2 editor in 2015. In the same year, Renate made her first foray into public relations, working together with ENIK Motorsport Management & Consulting and Blancpain Endurance Series driver Mirko Bortolotti. In addition to that, she is also working on her Bachelor degree in Romance languages.


Thierry Courtois

Brand, Design & Marketing Manager

Motorsport nut, Thierry, joined the team in 2015 and brought with him a wealth of design, marketing and branding experience having produced work for brands like Apple and Adobe. He loves designing as much as he loves motorsport and has a soft spot for print, infographics and illustration. He is also responsible for the marketing for the team, give him an email here if you wish to discuss partnering up with us!


Laurence Thorn

Senior Editor

Laurence works as senior editor for ERN. In addition to Formula E, he is a big fan of GP2, Formula Renault 3.5 and WEC. His favourite season 1 moment was experiencing the thrilling finale in London from track-side as he researched the Formula E fan experience.


Bethonie Waring

Senior Editor

Bethonie is an enthusiastic journalist with a passion for motorsports and statistics. She is currently studying journalism at the University of Winchester. Her love for numbers, graphs and statistics in general make her one of the team’s key-players for’ new data journalism approach.


Stefan Ruitenberg

Technical Analyst

Stefan is in his final year of sixth-form, with aspirations of going into automotive engineering after university. Stefan has been a technical fan and journalist for a number of years, and will bring technical analysis from the series.


Joe Jones

Technical Analyst

Joe is currently a sixth-form student in the UK. He aspires to go into the field of EV development, for applications both on and off track, creating technologies that could have a real impact on the world. Through his articles, he hopes to bring to light some of the innovative technologies in Formula E and the wider automotive world.


Harry Benjamin

Head of Broadcasting

Harry is a British television and radio broadcaster, events host, voice over artist and social media community manager. He fell in love with Formula E and electric racing as a whole from the very first race before joining the ERN team. As Head of Broadcasting, Harry is in charge of developing content for ERN’s digital platforms and networking with industry experts. He has gained experience in broadcasting through working with a number of media outlets including ITV, Aurora Media World Wide and RadioLeMans.


Andrea Perilli


Having made her debut in the motorsports world two years ago, Andrea has now earned a name into the sport and enjoys seeing Formula E grow bigger everyday. She enjoys journalism in many ways, being especially passionate about interviewing.
Born in Uruguay, her favourite track is Punta del Este and her favourite moment was the podium ceremony at the beach. Andrea combines her time writing for the website, with her high school studies.



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Join the team

Are you thinking about a future in journalism and want to gain some experience, or simply want to get your name out there?

From season two we will be running a work experience programme which will allow anyone to join ERN for an ePrix weekend and help out the web team with publishing articles and writing features. To apply, all you need to do is send an email to one of the management team. Spaces are limited to one candidate per ePrix weekend and will be delegated on a first-come-first-served basis.

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