Micheline Maynard

Author, Business Journalist, Connoisseur

What I’m Up To These Days: Solo Entrepreneur!

Since our public media project Changing Gears concluded in May, I’ve been spending time as a “solo entrepreneur,” as my friend Tess Vigeland calls it. You might also call me a visiting professor, a blogger, and a daily columnist. Here’s where you can find me — and what’s coming up.  Forbes: visit my regular blog, […]

The Morning Shift: My New Duties At Jalopnik.com

Beginning this week, I’m writing The Morning Shift, the daily news round up at Jalopnik.com. Stop by every day around 9:00 a.m. ET and check out the stories you need to know about the auto industry and the economy. We’ll keep it lively and fun.

Catching Up Over The Christmas Holidays

Fall is over, Christmas is upon us, and it’s time for a breather. But before the year comes to a close, here’s a look at my recent appearances and stories. In late December, I talked to Minnesota Public Radio about the closing of Ford’s St. Paul truck plant. Ford built vehicles in St. Paul for […]

Fall in Chicago: A New Mayor, But Big Challenges

It’s been a splendid fall in Chicago, with warm days, cool nights and no snow on the horizon yet. But Chicago’s new mayor, Rahm Emanuel, isn’t relaxing. The city has a budget deficit of $637 million, and Emanuel is trying to get Chicago’s city council to approve a full slate of reforms. He’s had to […]

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