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jill ciminillo
Works at Sinclair Broadcast Group
Attended University of Missouri–Columbia
Lived in Ft. Wayne, IN
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Just trying to spread the word for a friend. His goal is to raise $73,470 for +Alzheimer's Association by running 73 races in his 70th year. He's got just 10 races left! And he'll dye his hair purple ... http://73for70.com/ 
Chuck Aron will run 73 events, after turning 70, to raise Alzheimer’s awareness and money for the Alzheimer’s Association in the hope of ending this terrible disease.
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I actually think I'm a bit sad about this. I really liked the idea of the Scion brand. And their cars were kind of cool, too. http://foxbaltimore.com/news/auto-matters/say-so-long-to-scion
The breaking news was released last night on CarBuzzard.com. Then more reports started surfacing this morning from Motor Trend and Green Car Reportsthat Toyota was killing off Scion, its youth-oriented brand.Minutes later, the official press release fro
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Yep. That's a +Buick 
 
+Buick has done a nice job with the Regal. Comfortable seats & you can drive it somewhat aggressively ... http://keyetv.com/news/auto-matters/2016-buick-regal-gs-yeah-thats-a-buick-first-look
Any day that begins at a racetrack is a good day in my book. And, frankly, it doesnt matter which car Im driving. The lure of cornering at high speeds and going flat out on a straightaway in a copless environment is incredibly seductive.So, when I posted a
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i think this a fun idea from +Toyota USA 
 
It's #BackToTheFuture  Day! 
OK. We don't have a hoverboard. Or flying cars. And, it looks like the Cubs probably aren't going to win the World Series this year.So, what exactly is there to celebrate on Back to the Future Day?According to Toyota: A lot -- because at least one thing ha
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See why the +Volkswagen USA Golf #SportWagen  broke my heart. 
This is a no-compromises vehicle that gives you all the functionality you need while keeping all the fun.
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i'm about 5 feet tall -- i think people who are taller than 5'5'' likely wouldn't have a problem. maybe even a little shorter. those in the "fifth percentile" range are at greater risk. and the TDI wagon was my dream car as well ... :(
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I make a guest appearance on +MotoManTV during the +Kia Motors Worldwide Cadenza press preview ... You'll see me at about 7.45 and again at 8.20. #DiscoverCadenza 
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Biggest pet peeve ever. I hate it when people drive slow in the fast lane! Good thing it's illegal in most states. Now if only cops would start to pull people over for it ...
If you've ever been in a car on the highway, you’ve probably encountered someone who’s driving slow in the fast lane. Of course, “slow” is a relative term. It could be slower than the speed limit, or it could be spot-on the speed limit but slower than the
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I do love this car ... Such fun for a great price.
If you are looking for a fun-to-drive two-seater, there are a lot of great options out there: Chevrolet Corvette, BMW Z4, Jaguar F-Type, Dodge Viper, Porsche Cayman, Audi R8. Any one of these vehicles will give you endless hours of driving pleasure.But wha
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I guess you're right...now that a +Volkswagen USA Golf Sportwagen TDI is out of the question.
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My review of the +Acura ILX. Hint: It wasn't my favorite ... http://bit.ly/1HULAXE
Was there anything I did like? Yes, for what it was, I thought the pricing was pretty decent. And the exterior styling. I liked that, too.
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Have you tried these apps yet? Any fave car apps I'm missing on my list?
We’ve recently encountered some automotive apps that every phone should have. They help you find everything from cheap parking spots to a trustworthy mechanic.
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Do you know what crash test ratings 
OK, so a car gets “Five Stars” or a “Top Safety Pick,” but what does that actually mean? Well, it depends on the agency.
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auto writer, social media director, marathon runner
Introduction
In my 9-to-5 life, I'm a social media student, experimenter, teacher and doer. I won't use the word guru ... and you should be wary of anyone who does. In my ninja spy life, I'm simply a girl who writes about cars.
Bragging rights
Jill Ciminillo is currently ranked the No. 1 auto blogger per her Klout score.
Education
  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    Journalism
  • William Jewell College
    Oxbrigde English Language and Literature
  • University of Oxford
    English Literature
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Gender
Female
Work
Occupation
Social media director by day, auto writer by night
Employment
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group
    Automotive Editor, 2014 - present
  • Barrington Broadcasting
    Social Media Director, 2010 - 2014
  • Make It Better
    Editor in Chief, 2008 - 2009
  • Sun-Times Media Group
    Online Automotive Editor, 2006 - 2008
  • Pioneer Press Newspapers
    AutoMotive Editor, Sr. Special Sections Editor, 2001 - 2006
  • Pioneer Press Newspapers
    Marketing Coordinator, 2001 - 2001
  • BtoB Magazine, Crain Communications
    Editorial Assistant, 1999 - 2000
  • Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity
    Assistant Director of Communications, 1998 - 1999
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Ft. Wayne, IN - Kalamazoo, MI - Noblesville, IN - Ballwin, MO - Liberty, MO - Oxford, England - Columbia, MO - Lakeland, FL - Indianapolis, IN - Chicago, IL