Jim Gorzelany on Muck Rack

Jim Gorzelany

Chicago, IL
Freelance Journalist and Contributor — Freelance
Covers:  autos, exotic cars, auto technology, auto consumer news, auto ownership

I’m a veteran automotive journalist who's driven new cars on highways, back roads and racetracks all over the world.

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Jim Gorzelany is a veteran Chicago-based automotive journalist and is a frequent contributor to a broad spectrum of print and online publications, including Forbes.com, Consumers Digest, iGuida.com, and assorted regional luxury and enthusiast magazines; his feature articles and reviews are syndic...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I wrote a weekly column covering the local community college (where I attended) for the suburban Chicago Life newspapers.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Sadly, these old tired fingers used to punch the keys of a typewriter, back when electronic typesetting was in its infancy.

How is social media changing news?

I'm living it as a contributor to Forbes.com. I cover what I want, how and when and get paid based on how many people read my work.