Sean Donohue has been with Babcox Media since early 2008 and currently serves as publisher of TechShop, Motorcycle & Powersports News, AutoSuccess and their digital entities. Prior to joining Babcox, Sean worked for the Akron Beacon Journal, formerly a Knight-Ridder Publication, in a variety of marketing and advertising roles. Sean has a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in visual communication and design from Kent State University.
(330) 670-1234 ext. 206
Susan Givens is the publisher of both the Motorcycle & Powersports News and AutoSuccess brands. She joined the Babcox Media team in 2017 when the company acquired AutoSuccess, a brand she has been with since it began in 2001. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Louisville. She resides in Mount Washington, KY, and enjoys spending time with her husband and three boys.
Jennifer Clements joined Babcox Media in 1997, spending most of her career working on aftermarket publications, and serving for more than 18 years as Editor of TechShop, a publication specializing in the equipment, tools and supplies used by technicians and repair shop owners. She joined the Motorcycle & Powersports News and AutoSuccess teams in 2017 and is now Group Editor of AutoSuccess, TechShop and Motorcycle & Powersports News. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism.
(330) 670-1234 ext. 265
Eric Garbe is a graduate of Columbus State Community College with a degree in Automotive Maintenance Technology. He has extensive independent and dealership field experience as a former technician and shop owner. He is also an ASE certified technician, a former Adjunct Automotive Professor at his alma mater, and has been professionally writing automotive technical articles and documents for many years. In his free time he enjoys restoring old cars and creating custom interiors and upholstery.
(330) 670-1234 ext. 287
Aime Szymanski joined Babcox Media in 2018 as senior editor of Motorcycle & Powersports News, TechShop and AutoSuccess after managing and editing a weekly newspaper in Erie, PA, and writing for Alternative Press Magazine and Go Overseas online publications. Aime has experience in the motorcycle industry as an amateur motocross racer in the early 2000s. She graduated from John Carroll University in English in 2014.
(330) 670-1234 ext. 291
For the better part of 30 years, Brendan Baker has been involved in the automotive aftermarket and racing industry in some capacity, including over a decade at Engine Builder magazine. Brendan’s aftermarket career started in high school working for an auto parts store in Akron, OH. He has worked many areas of the aftermarket from counterman to technician and earned his certification as a racing mechanic in 1989. He has worked for several racing schools and teams at various levels, including being an owner/driver of his own semi-professional racing team for several years. Brendan studied Journalism and Computer Science at Kent State University. In his free time he enjoys riding his motorcycle and racing go-karts.
(330) 670-1234 ext. 228
Dianthus King joined the Babcox team in 2018 as the art director for Motorcycle & Powersports News and Tomorrow’s Tech. Prior to joining Babcox Media, she worked at the Akron Beacon Journal and Barberton Herald newspapers in prepress, print and design roles. Dianthus graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, Advertising, Art and Design. She comes from a powersports family that enjoys riding motorcycles, ATVs and dirt bikes.
(330) 670-1234 ext. 298
Ad Services Coordinator
Katelyn Mueller joined Babcox Media in 2015. She is the Ad Services Coordinator for Motorcycle & Powersports News, TechShop, AutoSuccess and Professional Carwashing & Detailing. Prior to Babcox, Katelyn spent 12 years with Sherwin Williams as a Sales Coordinator and nine years as a freelance reporter for the Cleveland Indians and Cavaliers. She graduated with a degree in broadcast communications and journalism.
(330) 670-1234 ext. 277
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Sr. Digital Ad Coordinator
Amanda Wingerter is a graduate of The University of Akron, where she earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and a minor in Graphic Design. Prior to joining Babcox Media, Amanda worked in the apparel printing industry in a variety of advertising and graphic design roles.
(330) 670-1234 ext. 223