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Use: Media professionals looking to diversify their automotive readership with women authors who provide their views on a wide variety of topics.
What it is: Courtney Hansen, America’s favorite Garage Girl and the former host of The Learning Channel’s Overhaulin’ auto makeover show, a new-book author and the host of Spike TV’s weekend “Power Block,” has teamed up with Wheelbase Communications for this exclusive column. If you’re looking to build more regular readership and to bring more women into the pages of your print publication and Web pages with the help of a friendly and outgoing automotive celebrity, this bi-weekly column that alternates with our own Rhonda Wheeler is a must.
- About 800-900 words; Word text file plus high-resolution art files for print and Web use.
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If you’re an automotive enthusiast, and even if you aren’t, you’ve undoubtedly heard about car-customizing legend George Barris who recently died at age 89.
I had been enamored with his cars, read about him for years and had the good fortune of meeting him at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) automotive show in Las Vegas, Nev., in 2004. SEMA is all about customizing vehicles and George was right at home there.