Editorial Staff

The AutoGuide.com team is working to educate and entertain you, the automotive consumer. Whether you’re looking for the latest news, spy photos or creative and insightful feature stories, or you’re reading reviews and hunting for tips and advice as you shop for your next new car, we’re here to help.

Jonathan Yarkony

Jonathan Yarkony

Editorial Director, AutoGuide.com Group Jonathan eats, sleeps and breathes cars (and cheeseburgers). A family man through and through, Jonathan brings over 10 years of experience evaluating cars with a focus on the details that parents will be grateful for, and cars that drivers will appreciate. Mostly, Jonathan will lurk in the background overseeing AutoGuide.com, The Truth About Cars and HybridCars.com, as well as a number of other automotive interest sites.
Jodi Lai

Jodi Lai

Editor-in-Chief Jodi has been obsessed with cars since she was little and has been an automotive journalist for the past 12 years. Besides hosting videos, covering auto shows and writing reviews and features, Jodi is the Editor-in-Chief of AutoGuide.com and takes care of the site’s day-to-day operations.
Sami Haj-Assaad

Sami Haj-Assaad

Road Test Editor As our Road Test Editor, Sami has an unquenchable thirst for car knowledge. He can be found behind the wheel of all sorts of different cars, writing reviews, and hosting videos. He’s the proud owner of a back-to-basics Scion FR-S.
Craig Cole

Craig Cole

Detroit Bureau Editor Born and raised in the Detroit area, Craig was steeped in mechanics from childhood. He feels as much at home with a wrench or welding gun in his hand as he does behind the wheel or in front of a camera. When he’s not writing for AutoGuide.com, hosting videos or charming people with his eccentric sense of humor, he’s out driving his 1936 Ford.
Sam McEachern

Sam McEachern

News Editor Sam’s obsession with cars became apparent when he was playing with Hot Wheels much later in life than he should have been. Sam brings several years of car-writing experience to the table as AutoGuide.com's News Editor. He also has a huge passion for motorsport, waking up at odd hours to watch Formula 1 on the weekends and spending the rest of the day catching up on IMSA, WEC, NASCAR and others.
Jason Siu

Jason Siu

News Writer Jason began his automotive journalism career working with Modified Magazine, a former VerticalScope property. He continues his love for all things automotive covering the daily news for AutoGuide.
Alex Reid

Alex Reid

Production Editor Alex is a musician, videographer, and car nerd. He loves ratty old cars and in his spare time, he can be found tinkering in his garage, dancing to old-school jams, or making music. He has a whole stable of vintage cars, but his favorite is his 1968 Datsun 1600.