New Leadership for 2018

The 2018 Motor Press Guild Board of Directors election results were announced on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at a Board meeting held following the member luncheon at the Proud Bird. Three new members — Matt Degen, Janelle Grigsby, and Jack…

Comments Off on New Leadership for 2018

New Leadership for 2017

The 2017 Motor Press Guild Board of Directors election results were announced on Monday, January 2, 2017 at the MPG Board meeting. Two incumbent board members, Shad Balch and Michael Harley, were re-elected for new terms and Dave Buchko and…

Comments Off on New Leadership for 2017

Thank You, Mr. President

- by Aaron Gold It’s been just over three years since I talked Jason Fogelson into running for the MPG Board of Directors, and I can now reveal that I had an ulterior motive: I thought he’d make a great…

Comments Off on Thank You, Mr. President

Board of Directors: Call for Nominations

It's time to nominate candidates for the MPG Board of Directors! Each year we elect three board members for a three-year term. All Analyst, Journalist and PR members are eligible to run. Nominations will be accepted via email only. Each…

Comments Off on Board of Directors: Call for Nominations

President’s Message: Read this article by Sharon Silke Carty

In an age where “social” and “political” seem to have the same meaning, I’m using this forum to talk about an issue that I consider to be social. You may disagree, and that’s okay. But it’s beside the point. <steps…

Comments Off on President’s Message: Read this article by Sharon Silke Carty

MPG’s New Code of Ethics

— story by Chris Woodyard, Bureau Chief, Los Angeles, USA Today The Motor Press Guild provides us with tools we need to do our jobs, whether it's opening doors to new vehicle models, providing access to top auto executives or…

Comments Off on MPG’s New Code of Ethics
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.…

Comments Off on President’s Message: A Necessary Evil, Airline Travel

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…

Comments Off on An Auto Journalist’s Worst Nightmare
MPG: Where I Found My 3 C’s — Cars, Camaraderie and Community
The girls of Mitsubishi “back in the day” – Maureen Nelson Willett , Deb Stearn Pollack and Lisa Dunn Lowhurst

MPG: Where I Found My 3 C’s — Cars, Camaraderie and Community

— story by Deb Pollack When I was 24, I would have never imagined that enjoying a simple track day could lead me into a profession I’d truly love throughout my entire career.  That first time I went out to…

Comments Off on MPG: Where I Found My 3 C’s — Cars, Camaraderie and Community
Close Menu