Company also unveils new online destination — Speedville.com — that’s geared to automotive professionals and automotive enthusiasts.
Babcox Media Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Doug Kaufman to Publisher of Engine Builder and the company’s newest online destination, Speedville.com. Kaufman has been with the company for more than 20 years, most recently serving as Associate Publisher and Editor of Engine Builder magazine and digital properties.
Speedville.com is a new digital destination for automotive professionals and automotive enthusiasts who are looking for a blend of top-notch technical content along with up-to-the-minute news and events, product information and entertaining resources from the racing, restyling and restoration marketplaces.
“Doug Kaufman has been an integral part of the Engine Builder brand since he was named Editor back in 2000. The industry expertise he has accrued during that time will serve him well in this new role as publisher of Engine Builder and Speedville.com,” said Bill Babcox, President of Babcox Media.
In addition to Kaufman’s new appointment, Brendan Baker has been promoted to the position of Content Director for Speedville.com. Baker has spent the past 10 years as Senior Editor of Engine Builder. As Content Director, he will be responsible for day-to-day online content management and site operations, while also continuing to support theEngine Builder team.
Ed Sunkin will be rejoining Engine Builder as Editor. Sunkin has served as the Editor of Babcox Media’s Underhood Service since 1999, however he was previously a member of the Engine Builder editorial staff for four years starting back in 1995. “It’s great to have Ed back on the Engine Builder team,” said Kaufman.
According to Kaufman, “The Baker/Sunkin team will support each other on both theEngine Builder and Speedville.com properties but each will have primary responsibility for his brand.”
For additional information about Engine Builder and Speedville.com, contact Doug Kaufman at [email protected] or at 330-670-1234, ext. 262.
About Babcox Media
Babcox Media Inc. (www.babcox.com), founded in 1920, is a business-to-business magazine, e-media, research and custom publishing company serving the automotive aftermarket, tire, performance, collision, commercial trucking, engine building and powersports markets. Today, Babcox publishes 14 vertical market print properties, 15 industry-specific websites, eight electronic newsletters and other Internet-based media, in addition to offering custom publishing and video production services, market research and list rental options.