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Meet the Media: Carl Anthony, Managing Editor of Automoblog & AutoVision News

Posted Jan. 24th 2022

I am the managing editor of Automoblog and AutoVision News, two Detroit-based automotive publications.  Automoblog is a consumer-focused website that helps readers understand more about cars and driving. AutoVision News, by contrast, supports those working on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Most of our readers, be it from an engineering or a marketing background, are […]

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Top 10 Meet the Media Profiles of 2021

Posted Dec. 6th 2021

When we launched our Meet the Media blog series five years ago, our mission entailed helping bridge the gap between automotive and mobility PR professionals and the key journalists who cover the automotive and mobility sectors. Since then, we have profiled over 125 reporters and journalists who cover the automotive, mobility, Detroit and Silicon Valley […]

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Meet the Media: Mike Millikin, Founder & Editor at Green Car Congress

Posted Nov. 18th 2019

I’m the founder and editor of Green Car Congress (est. 2004!…can’t believe it has been that long). I do everything, except manage the servers; that’s outsourced to  a hosting company. But all the warts, from typos to malfunctioning html design, to errors … those belong to me. Can you tell us what types of stories, […]

5 PR Surprises from CES 2019 Data for Automotive & Mobility Suppliers

Posted Jul. 11th 2019

A market research executive once told me: “In the absence of data, people make sh*t up.” It’s true, without data, all we have to base our decisions on are opinions. The audited data is in from CES2019, and there are a number of data points that may be helpful to the automotive and mobility technology […]

Meet the Media: Randy Essex, Senior Content Director for Business & Education at the Detroit Free Press

Posted Jun. 17th 2019

Randy Essex is the senior content director for business and education for the Detroit Free Press, which includes autos. He leads nine reporters (with an assistant editor) and the small in-house staff that does the print product. He is part of the senior leadership team reporting to Editor Peter Bhatia. What Randy says he really […]

How to Find the Best Automotive PR Firm for Your Company

Posted May. 30th 2019

When you Google the search term “automotive PR firm,” you will get more than 304 million results. YIKES! What’s worse is that many of those listed on the first pages of the search results are there because they are great at search engine optimization, but not necessarily because they have significant – or even any […]

How to Maximize Your Exhibit Success at CES

Posted Apr. 11th 2019

Guest post by Mark Kerney of Structural Images Mark Kerney has been in the exhibit business for over 35 years and was one of original founders of the company in 1997: “Structural Images is a design / build exhibit house that works with clients from concept to final installation. We create unique one-off 3-D exhibit […]

Velodyne and The Power of PRGN Partnership

Posted Apr. 8th 2019

We talk a lot about the amazing power of our relationships with our 50+ Public Relations Global Network agency colleagues around the world. Here’s a new case study from our Silicon Valley/San Francisco colleagues, Landis Communications Inc. (LCI), demonstrating successful PRGN teamwork in serving their client, Velodyne Lidar, the leader in a key sensing technology […]

The War for Talent: How PR Can Help Automotive Suppliers Win It

Posted Mar. 28th 2019

Ask an HR professional about their greatest need these days, and the answer you will get is: Software Developer. The auto industry currently has thousands of openings for automotive software developers and engineers. And the situation is getting worse. According to research from Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Detroit Mobility Lab (DML), self-driving and electric […]

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