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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 […]

Meet the Media: Christie Schweinsberg, Senior Editor at WardsAuto.com

Posted Mar. 18th 2019

Christie Schweinsberg is the senior editor for WardsAuto.com and also electrification analyst for WardsIntelligence.com. For WardsAuto she covers the Japanese and Korean automakers, and occasionally markets in Asia, while for Wards Intelligence she focused on the state of electrified vehicles and the charging infrastructure supporting them. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends […]

We’re Seeking an Intern! Passionate About Automotive PR? Apply Today!

Posted Mar. 12th 2019

Public relations, communications and journalism students – are you looking to gain experience in the PR agency world with one of the best automotive PR firms around? We have the job for you! We are looking for an intelligent, passionate and hard-working student who is interested in a paid, for-credit internship to join our team […]

Meet the Media: Dave Leggett, Editor at Just-Auto.com

Posted Mar. 4th 2019

Dave Leggett is the editor of automotive industry news and analysis site, just-auto.com. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? There is always plenty going on in the auto industry, but there has been an explosion of interest in CASE (Connectivity, Autonomous, Sharing, Electric) developments and […]

5 Reasons Your Tech Company May Need an Automotive PR Firm

Posted Feb. 28th 2019

Tech companies are flocking to the automotive industry. Many high tech companies are targeting the auto sector as their biggest growth market, as the automotive industry begins to spend billions of dollars over the next decade to meet the emerging trends of autonomous vehicles, electrified cars, connected cars, ride-hailing/ride-sharing, artificial intelligence (AI) and data management. […]

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