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Meet the Media: Nora Naughton, Automotive Reporter at The Detroit News

Posted Mar. 20th 2018

Nora Naughton is the General Motors Co. beat reporter on The Detroit News autos team. She also covers a variety of mobility topics. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? This is an incredible time to be on the automotive beat. The industry is reckoning with some […]

Meet the Media: Phoebe Wall Howard, Autos Reporter at the Detroit Free Press

Posted Mar. 6th 2018

Phoebe Wall Howard is an autos reporter at the Detroit Free Press. She writes about the auto industry with an emphasis on Ford Motor Co., the UAW, consumer trends, investor affairs, technology, product launches and executive analysis/profiles. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? Behind the […]

NAIAS 2018 Auto Supplier PR Survival Guide

Posted Jan. 10th 2018

NAIAS – the North American International Auto Show in Detroit (in its 30th year as an international event) – and its technology showcase – AutoMobili-D – open up to some 5,000+ press people and thousands of auto industry insiders next Sunday. Bigger than ever, this key auto industry event can be overwhelming to the first-time […]

Automotive Retail, Service & Remarketing PR Offering Expanded

Posted Jan. 8th 2018

Through a new alliance with S&A Communications, a Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina-based integrated communications firm with a proven 35-year track record, Bianchi PR can now help clients who are in specialized automotive sectors beyond its traditional base of automotive OEM suppliers. You may know Bianchi PR as experts in automotive supplier public relations with a 25-year history […]

Meet the Media: Jack Walsworth, Reporter & Web Producer at Automotive News

Posted Dec. 5th 2017

Jack Walsworth is the Subaru beat reporter at Automotive News and also helps out with the magazine’s automotive supplier coverage. Additionally, he has the role of web producer which means he builds photo galleries for the website and loads print stories online every week. Without revealing any secrets, can you tell us what types of […]

Meet the Media: Mark Phelan, Auto Critic & Columnist at the Detroit Free Press

Posted Nov. 21st 2017

Mark Phelan is the auto critic and columnist for the Detroit Free Press. He reviews new vehicles and writes about the people, issues, technologies and strategies shaping the auto industry. He is also president of the North American Car of the Year jury, and a member of the Automotive Press Association board. Without revealing any […]

Meet the Media: Katie Burke, Silicon Valley Reporter at Automotive News

Posted Oct. 24th 2017

Katie Burke is the Silicon Valley and Volvo beat reporter for Automotive News, covering the intersection of the technology and automotive industries. Without revealing any secrets, can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? As a reporter in Silicon Valley – especially covering transportation – it feels like […]

25 Fun Facts for Bianchi PR’s 25th Anniversary

Posted Oct. 6th 2017

1. Due to a last-minute snafu with a Bloomfield Hills office building landlord, Bianchi PR’s launch day, August 10, 1992, actually occurred in the basement of Jim Bianchi’s home. 2. Bianchi PR’s first client was Fruehauf Trailer, once the Detroit-based, world’s leading manufacturer of truck semi-trailers. 3. The first phone call Bianchi PR received on […]

The Challenge of Autonomous Driving Technology PR & Communications

Posted Sep. 29th 2017

Autonomous vehicles are coming. We have been hearing it and reading about it for the past few years. The research advisory firm, Gartner, indicated in its 2016 Hype Cycle chart (http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/3412017) that driverless cars have moved past the “peak of inflated expectations” and are headed for the so-called “trough of disillusionment”, as it becomes increasingly […]

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