Automotive Journalist @BostonGlobe @BostonDotCom @MyBestRide @CarGurus @Autobytel VP NEMPA No Sparkly Vampires. muckrack.com/nicole-wakelin

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Biography

I cover the automotive industry as a freelance journalist for a variety of outlets. My work includes news pieces, podcasts, radio, written reviews, and video reviews. I can be found in The Boston Globe, Autobytel, CarGurus, BestRide, US News and World Report, and AAA along with lifestyle blogs li...

What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job was writing short news pieces for a pop culture website.

Why did you become a journalist?

I always loved to write, even as a kid. I thought I'd write fiction, but once I started covering cars, I knew I'd found my home.

What's the worst pitch you ever got?

I get an endless number of pitches about pregnancy and childhood products. I am not writing about your breast pump or belly cream.