Thursday, 7 January, 2010 4:17 PM
AmericaJR.com to Broadcast LIVE
from 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit
is the Only Website in the World with free tickets to the NAIAS
Eight members of the AmericaJR.com Web Team will be report LIVE
from the Press Preview and Industry Preview Days of the 2010 North
American International Auto Show. It will be held inside the Cobo
Conference and Exhibition Center in downtown Detroit. It will Broadcast
LIVE from January 11th through 15th.
AmericaJR.com will bring
its visitors up to speed on all the new concepts cars and production
models. We'll also provide information on alternative energy vehicles.
Anything that will lessen America's dependence on Middle East oil
is a plus. We're going to give you a special look at how China and
other foreign competitors will impact the U.S. auto industry. AmericaJR.com
will present coverage of the auto show like nobody else can. Exclusive
interviews and videos will be provided for your listening pleasure.
For the second year in
a row, we will be streaming most of the unveilings LIVE on your
computer during press days. You will be able to watch all the excitement
from home or work. Click
here to Watch our LIVE Auto Show Coverage.
We’re proud to
be the ONLY website in the world with free tickets to the 2010 NAIAS.
All winners will also receive Two Toasty Combos from Quizno’s
Sub. Special thanks to Quizno’s Sub at 33602 Seven Mile Road
in Livonia, MI. Click
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AmericaJR.com has been
covering the NAIAS since 2002 and has seen the auto industry at
it's high points and it's low points. Currently, the big three American
automakers are facing stiff competition from its foreign competitors.
The Chinese automakers are knocking on the door -- two of them will
display their automobiles at the 2010 show. It will be a very important
year for all the automakers.
AmericaJR.com was the
first website in the world to debut the preliminary list of concept
vehicles for the 2010 show. Our exclusive list was first published
on November 2, 2009. We were also the first website in the world
to publish our list of production models for the 2010 NAIAS. That
list was first published on October 26, 2009.
The eight members
of the AmericaJR.com Web Team that will report LIVE from the NAIAS
1) Jason A. Rzucidlo,
Owner and Web Designer
Jason A. Rzucidlo founded
AmericaJR Online which later became AmericaJR.com back in 2000.
He has a passion for news. With over seven years experience in news
reporting and journalism, he is the perfect person to lead Detroit's
#1 Website. Mr. Rzucidlo attends the North American International
Auto Show, Detroit's Downtown Hoedown and interviews the drivers
at Michigan International Speedway annually. He enjoys listening
to country music. Rzucidlo is currently pursuing a major in Journalism
and a minor in Broadcasting at Wayne State University. He also serves
as News Editor for this web site. Rzucidlo has recently completed
an internship in the news department at Fox 2 (WJBK-TV) in Detroit.
His article on the new North Terminal at Detroit Metro Airport was
used as a source in a USA Today article. Rzucidlo is a certified
member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Awards / Achievements:
W. Sprague Holden Memorial Award (2007, 2008); Slocum Award (2009)
Awards / Achievements: W. Sprague Holden Memorial Award (2007)
2) Gloria Rzucidlo,
Gloria Rzucidlo is currently
working part-time in the retail business for the past 19 years.
She attended Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn, MI. She enjoys
watching movies and going to different restaurants. She also enjoys
taking pictures for AmericaJR.com, "Detroit's #1 Website."
Her hobbies include traveling and reading entertainment news. She
enjoys watching the Detroit Red Wings on TV and has attended several
of their homes games during her lifetime. She also writes reviews
of restaurants and movies occasionally.
3) Michele K.,
Michele K. has a background
in advertising, public relations and television broadcasting. She
is involved in many clubs and community volunteering. She is club
President/Newsletter Editor for Huron Valley Bottle & Insulator
club, (hvbic.org) and hosts a Digital Video group in the Detroit
area. Avid Mac user and evangelist. Her iPhone is her favorite tech
4) Garrett Godwin,
Garrett Godwin is a 2007
graduate from the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a B.A. degree
in Communications. He has written for their newspaper, The Michigan
Journal and is still a disc jockey for its radio station, WUMD.
Garrett is also the host of his show, Go Now, which can be heard
online at the Student Operated Press (SOP). Besides writing, he
also enjoys watching movies, television, and spending time with
The Martin Luther King Writing Competition (2007 Honorable Mention)
5) Mike Ismair,
Mike Ismair is a nursing
student at Schoolcraft College. He's always wanted to go into the
health care field since he was a junior in high school. While in
high school, Mike Ismair took Medical Assisting and Health Occupations
courses. He plans on transferring to Madonna University to become
a registered nurse (RN). After that is done, I would like to work
in St. Mary's Hospital as a Nurse. Some of my favorite movies are
Aquamarine as well as Freaky Friday, Bringing Down The Bouse, Walk
The Line, Date Movie, and also Legally Blonde 1 and 2. He has helped
out with AmericaJR.com's coverage of the North American International
Auto Show, Detroit's Downtown Hoedown and America's Thanksgiving
Jerome Rzucidlo, Shaun K. and Robert Powell will also report LIVE
at the 2010 NAIAS.
Garrett Godwin will also
cover the Detroit Economic Club meeting on Friday, January 15. Mike
Ismair will also cover the SAA Automotive Outlook Conference.
9) Mike Wrathell
will be covering the Chinese Auto Conference.
Mike Wrathell is an exhibited
modern artist and a published short story writer who dabbles in
photography. Still, he is confident that some of his photos are
beautiful and worthy of meeting your retina. Mike is a graduate
of The University of Michigan in General Studies and Cooley Law
School. He is the subject of an award-winning documentary by Sheila
Franklin entitled "The King of Pluto." He and his art
will be in an upcoming indy movie called "W, or, Strange Things
Begin To Happen When A Meteor Crashes In The Arizona Desert."
Vuong will cover the Urban Wheel Awards.
Jennifer Vuong is a recent
graduate from Wayne State University. She majored in journalism
and is pursuing to be a news reporter. She plans to travel to many
different countries in the near future. Vuong likes to discover
new movies, bake and decorate cakes, and meet new people.
11) Pete Bublitz
will be covering the TIME Magazine Assignment Detroit seminar hosted
by Inforum Michigan.
of the 2010 North American International Auto Show is available
is being sponsored by The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
in downtown Detroit, The Dow Event Center in Saginaw, The Detroit
Historical Museum and the Detroit Institute of Arts.
2010 NAIAS Detroit Auto
Show Important Dates:
Press Preview: Jan. 11th - 12th
Industry Preview: January 13th - 14th
Charity Preview: Friday, Jan. 15th
Public Days: Jan. 16th - 24th
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coverage of America's Thanksgiving Parade, Arts, Beats & Eats,
The Races at Michigan International Speedway and The North American
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