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Jim Motavalli
Worked at New Mass Media
Attended University of Connecticut
Lives in Fairfield, Connecticut
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Occupation
Stare at a computer screen most of the time. But also host a radio show on non-commercial WPKN-FM. Live music a specialty since 1973.
Employment
  • New Mass Media
    Executive Editor, 2007 - 2008
  • E/The Environmental Magazine
    Editor, 1994 - 2007
  • Fairfield County Weekly
    Editor, 1980 - 1994
  • Save the Children
    producer, 1978 - 1979
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Currently
Fairfield, Connecticut
Previously
Bombay, India - Teheran, Iran - Westport, Connecticut - Norwalk, Connecticut - Mussoorie, India
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I'm an environmental author and blogger with 8 books who writes for the NY Times, Car Talk, Mother Nature Network, PlugInCars, Success, Autoweek and many more.
Introduction
I spent 12 years as editor of E/The Environmental Magazine and another 12 as editor of the Fairfield County Weekly, later the chain's executive editor. I'm now a freelance writer in the environmental space.

My most recent book is High Voltage:The Fast Track to Plug in the Auto Industry (Rodale, 2012). My other books include Forward Drive, Green Living, Feeling the Heat, Naked in the Woods and Breaking Gridlock.

My blogs are at:

http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/author/jim-motavalli/
http://www.mnn.com/users/jmotavalli
http://www.cartalk.com/content/jim-motavalli
http://www.plugincars.com/user/jim-motavalli
http://www.shopautoweek.com/authors/jim-motavalli.html
http://www.ct.com/entertainment/green-wheels/
Bragging rights
I am married to Mary Ann Masarech, a leadership expert and co-author of The Engagement Equation. We have two wonderful children, one an engineering student in Washington and the other a high achiever in high school here in Connecticut.
Education
  • University of Connecticut
    English, 1970 - 1974
  • Fairfield University
    communications, 1974 - 1975
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Male