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...

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Nov 18, 2017

Dark Chocolate Meeple cookie from the Cookie Brigade at #PAXUnplugged is both tasty and cute! @cavecibum https://t.co/vR0sOToJ1G

Nov 17, 2017

Dead Man’s Doubloons @tgryphgames - When you die you come back as a ghost ship. Love! #PAXUnplugged https://t.co/3IJvBcInPa

Nov 17, 2017

It’s almost the end for “End of the Line” so get the last available copies at booth #348 at #PAXUnplugged - one of our favorite go-to games!

Nov 17, 2017

Kickstarting in January from @dogmight “Countdown Action Edition” - love the 80s theme. Check out that giant cell phone! https://t.co/FCR9Qlj2x7

Nov 17, 2017

First game purchased! “Affectionate Cats & Cuddles” because look at those adorable game components! @BlueHeronGames #PaxUnplugged https://t.co/0BGJHWuCrM

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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.