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Jim Merle

Publisher

Jim Merle has been with Babcox Media since 1993 and currently serves as group publisher of Brake & Front End, ImportCar, Underhood Service, Shop Owner and Servicio Automotriz. Jim currently serves on the AutoCare Association’s Marketing Committee and the Strategy Track Committee for the Automotive Communication Council. Jim has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing/Advertising from the University of Akron.

[email protected]
(330) 670-1234 ext. 280

 

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Andrew Markel

Editor

Andrew Markel is the editor for Underhood Service and has been on the staff at Babcox Media since April 2000. He is a former technician, service writer and service manager with experience at independent shops and dealerships. Andrew is also an ASE certified automotive technician. Andrew has spoken at industry events such as the SAE Brake Colloquium and FMSI Annual Conference. He has also been quoted in publications like Smart Money and Crain’s Business. He is active in motorsports and owns several vintage vehicles.

[email protected]
(330) 670-1234 ext. 296

 

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Adam Redling

Managing Editor

Adam Redling has been with Babcox Media since 2015 as the managing editor of Underhood Service. Prior to joining Babcox Media, Adam worked as a writer and editor at B2B publishing company October Research, LLC. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a minor in Communication from the University of Dayton.

[email protected]
(330) 670-1234 ext. 268

 

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Jon Nelson

Associate Editor

Jon Nelson is the associate editor for Underhood Service, with Babcox Media since October 2015. Jon was previously the senior graphic designer at Vespoint Publishing Company in Barberton, Ohio, publisher of The Barberton Herald weekly newspaper. Jon has a bachelor of science in Electronic Media Production from Kent State University, and an associate of applied science in Interactive Media from Stark State College of Technology.

[email protected]
(330) 670-1234 ext. 258

 

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Kelly McAleese

Ad Services Manager

Kelly McAleese has been with Babcox Media since 1987. She currently serves as the advertising manager for Fleet Equipment. She is a graduate from the University of Akron.

[email protected]
(330) 670-1234 ext. 284

 

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Dan Brennan

Graphic Designer

Dan Brennan has served as graphic designer with Babcox Media since 2006. He is currently responsible for the design of Underhood Service. Dan has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic Design from the University of Akron.

[email protected]
(330) 670-1234 ext. 283