MPG’s Night at the Drag Races (and Formula Drift Practice!)

— story by Doug Stokes, photo by Jonathan Hui / Jhui Photography August 13, 2016 — Irwindale Speedway, located about 20 miles East of downtown L.A., is known as one of the most competitive “short tracks” in NASCAR; its wide…

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Job Opportunity: Freelance PR/Media Communications Writer

Gardner Automotive Communications is looking for a Freelance PR/Media Communications Writer. To apply, send cover letter, resume and writing samples to gardnerrecruit@gmail.com. Major Responsibilities Provide strategic planning of communication concepts Develop messaging at various levels - event/campaign, product, initiative, etc.…

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You’re Invited: Art Center College of Design’s Car Classic 2016

MPG Journalist members: You are invited to attend Art Center College of Design's Car Classic 2016: Built by Hand. Please see letter blow from Teri Bond, Media Relations Director, to get details on attending.   Dear MPG Member, We look…

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We need your help: Please pre-register for our luncheons

Many of you expressed concern over the cancelled luncheon in July with Mecum Auctions. We appreciate your feedback and were also very disappointed by the cancellation. It's true -- this was the first time that MPG had to cancel a…

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President’s Message: A Necessary Evil, Airline Travel
photo source: LA times

President’s Message: A Necessary Evil, Airline Travel

— story by Jason Fogelson Airline travel. It’s the bane of our existences as automotive journalists and public relations professionals. If you spend any time at all on Facebook, you’ve seen the photos and read the rants from your colleagues.…

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Job Opportunities: Autoblog

Autoblog is currently looking to fill the following positions: In-Market Content Producer (Editor), Autoblog (Full-time in Dulles, Virginia ) As Autoblog’s In-market Content Producer, your work will reach a massive audience of car buyers and owners. You will play a…

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MPG at the Superformance Showroom

 — story by Pete Evanow, photos by Myles Regan In the competitive world of custom sports cars, especially within the Shelby Cobra category, the highly respected manufacturer Superformance, LLC, of Irvine stands on top. Two reasons justify that assertion: One,…

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MPG Member Kellen Silverthorn exhibits fine art marble sculptures in Monterey

A longtime MPG member from Canada, Kellen Silverthorn has an artistic talent you may not know about – he sculpts exquisite marble automobiles. Kellen’s first fine art exhibits in the USA will be in Monterey this August, at both the…

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An Auto Journalist’s Worst Nightmare

— story by Jason Fogelson My sister and her family needed to upgrade their transportation recently, and through some twists and turns, I wound up selling them my trusty 2005 Toyota 4Runner, the second 4Runner in a row that I…

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2016/2017 Media Guide Cover Photo Contest

Submit your best photo now for the 2016-2017 Motor Press Guild photo cover contest. The winning photo will appear on the front of our 2016-2017 Membership Roster & Media Guide, which is sent out to all MPG members and advertisers.…

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