About Justin Stephenson: Content Editor and SEO Specialist
Justin Stephenson, the exceptional editor and publisher at Driven Wheels, is an invaluable asset to the team. With his wealth of experience and dedication to quality, Justin has elevated the blog’s content to new heights, making it a go-to source for automotive enthusiasts.
Before joining the Driven Wheels family, Justin worked as a freelance writer and editor. In this role, he crafted engaging landing pages and pillar posts for various websites, blogs, and online stores. His editorial skills were put to use by editing articles, adding images and links, optimizing SEO, and ensuring grammatical correctness, among other tasks. He wrote articles for online publications in various fields, demonstrating his adaptability and ability to self-manage. Justin’s excellent work ethic allowed him to juggle multiple clients, conduct independent research, and meet numerous deadlines.
As a freelancer, Justin honed his ability to manage client styles, deadlines, and priorities, which has made him an indispensable asset to the team.
Prior to his freelance career, Justin spent over eight years at Gleim Publications, Inc., a company specializing in publishing accounting and aviation test prep materials. His tenure at Gleim saw him hold multiple positions in the Content department, from Word Processor to Editor, and eventually supervising the department for the last four years of his time there.
As a Word Processor, he edited XML and HTML code using proprietary editing software, assembled PDFs for print, and developed an initial training program for new employees. As an Editor, he proofed a variety of content, provided feedback to proofreaders, ensured adherence to house style, and translated technical jargon into accessible, customer-friendly material.
As Content Supervisor, he managed a team of over 25 professionals, including word processors, proofreaders, editors, and research assistants. His leadership and coordination skills were instrumental in the production and release of over 100 textbooks and other online media per year.
Justin’s rich background also includes a year spent as an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher with Hess International Education Organization. This experience broadened his communication skills, enabling him to connect with diverse audiences – a quality that has undoubtedly contributed to his success as an editor and publisher.
At Driven Wheels, Justin’s vast experience, commitment to quality, and unmatched work ethic make him an indispensable member of the team. His keen eye for detail, understanding of automotive trends, and ability to engage readers have greatly contributed to the blog’s success, making it a favorite destination for automotive enthusiasts everywhere.