Here’s what you should know.
SOCIAL MEDIA: Find me @mickimaynard on Twitter, and under Micheline Maynard on Google Plus, LinkedIn and on Facebook.
REACHING ME: Send an email to vmaynard (at) umich.edu. PR professionals, please do not pitch via Twitter or Facebook.
REACHING MY AGENT: You can reach my literary agent, Alice Martell, at afmartell (at) themartellagency.com. Ms. Martell also considers film and television rights requests.
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS: I can serve as a keynote speaker, moderate panel discussions, lead Ted style programs, and act as an on-stage interviewer. Please contact me at least 30 days ahead of time to discuss a topic, fee schedule and my travel requirements.
INTERVIEWS: I’m happy to help with your print, Web or broadcast story, and with advance notice, I can arrange access to an ISDN or two-way television up link in the Ann Arbor area. I also have a land line in my office.
ASSIGNMENTS: I’m accepting assignments for print, Web, multi-media and broadcast pieces. I also can serve as a consultant on survey research projects. However, I must decline public relations assignments and cannot participate in advocacy programs.
EXPERT ON: Detroit; the American and international automobile industries; international investment in the United States; the airline industry and aviation safety; why people are driving less; the changes in attitudes among teen drivers; women motorists and consumers; Midwest politics; labor; urban affairs; the American South; the Supreme Court; travel; sports; and food.
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