Lane Changes 04.2008

Thomas Bryant Vice President and Editor in Chief of Road & Track for 20 years, will retire in July.  A replacement has not yet been named.  Bryant will be Editor Emeritus, write a column for the magazine and contribute to the Web site . . . Tom Appel also has moved from Managing Editor and been named its Associate Publisher of Consumer Guide Automotive. . . . Subaru of America, Inc. has appointed Heather Ward to Manager of Corporate Communications . . . Brent Snavely left Crain’s Detroit Business to join The Detroit Free Press as an Aauto Reporter and Ryan Beene is slated to move from Automotive News to replace him covering auto suppliers for the business publication.  . . . Camilo A. Alfaro has joined Impre Media as online Automotive Editor.  ImpreMedia owns 14 Hispanic publications nationwide and 10 online components and will soon launch impre.com/autos . . .  Greg Morrison has left Black Family Channel and started his own online video service company, Bumper2Bumpertv, doing video reviews for websites. 404-372-3269 E-mail: autoguysouth@cs.com . . . Christopher Boyce is the Auto Retail Writer at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch  . . . Brent Clanton’s Road Runners radio show at bizradio is off the air . . . Michael Ficacci the Associate Editor of Ford Performance Trucks . . . Kaytrice Mines has replaced Cicely Bland as Editor of the Atlanta Tribune . . . Mark Phillips is Editor of Counterman . . . Mark Glover, former Editor of the Wheels automotive section at the Sacramento Bee has moved to the business desk at the paper and will cover the auto industry. The section been re-named “Drive” and moved to the classified department and will have no editorial content.

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