The California-based Motor Press Guild (MPG) is the largest automotive media association in North America.

This exclusive, non-profit organization is dedicated to upholding the highest ideals in automotive journalism and promoting education and information exchange within the motoring press. 

Members include print journalists, photographers, broadcasters and new media professionals, as well as public-relations representatives, consumer groups, and governmental bodies tied to the automotive industry.

2021 Board of Directors


Jack Nerad


Ricardo Rodriguez Long

Vice President

Geno Effler


Larry Ruznak


Amelia Dalgaard

Immediate Past-President


KJ Jones

Aaron Gold

Andrew Quillan


Michelle M. Suzuki

MPG Administrator


If you have an interest in serving on a committee, please contact Amelia Dalgaard.

Our History

Where did MPG come from? Learn more about the history of the Motor Press Guild.

Our Code of Ethics

We’re a club of professionals. We need professional standards.

Our Bylaws

Learn more about the details of our bylaws that every member should know.