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Mark Phillips

Akron, Ohio
Editor-in-Chief — Counterman
Covers:  automotive, automotive parts, automobiles, iphone apps, energy, distribution, retail, technology, transportation, new products, business management, trade shows, human resources, sales

Serving aftermarket-parts jobbers, retailers and warehouse distributors for more than 30 years.

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*Digital, print and revenue-focused editor-in-chief of Counterman, a B2B automotive aftermarket media property whose readers are warehouse distributors, retailers and jobbers.

*Oversee editing and production of 40,000-monthly circulation B2B print product, online property as well as twice-weekly...

What was your first job as a journalist?

First real job: Crime reporter.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. My family inherited an 1800s desk with a fold-out typewriter. You had to practically stand on the keys to make it work.

How is social media changing news?

Levels the playing field a bit, no?