AKRON, Ohio – February 23, 2015

Babcox Media is pleased to announce the appointment of Alicia Crabtree as Associate Editor of BodyShop Business, effective February 23, 2015.

Crabtree is a 2014 graduate of Kent State University, where she earned degrees in both magazine journalism and fashion merchandising. While at Kent State, she worked as a student correspondent at the copy desk of The Akron Beacon Journal.

In her new role at Babcox, Crabtree will be responsible for editing and writing content for the print and electronic properties of BodyShop Business. In addition to working on BodyShop Business, Crabtree will serve a multifaceted role with several Babcox publications, including Counterman and aftermarketNews.

“We are delighted to have Alicia joining our team,” said Scott Shriber, Group Publisher. “She brings excellent journalistic skills along with new media experience. BodyShop Business is constantly looking to keep the industry informed and educated on the latest news and trends, and Alicia will assist us in our efforts. We welcome her aboard.”

Crabtree can be reached at [email protected] or 330-670-1234 ext. 244.

For More Information, Contact:
Babcox Media Inc. at 330-670-1234

About Babcox Media Inc.

Founded in 1920, Babcox Media (www.babcox.com) is a business-to-business media and information services company serving the automotive aftermarket and tire, performance, commercial trucking and powersports markets. Today, Babcox publishes 26 vertical market print properties, 51 digital properties including websites, e-newsletters and digital editions, in addition to producing show dailies and guides for several industry-leading trade shows. The company operates two industry-specific career websites and offers webinars, lead generation, market research, custom content, video, list rental services and event media management through its Babcox Media Marketing Solutions division. With its vast portfolio of print and digital products and services, Babcox Media connects brand marketers with their target audience.