AKRON, Ohio – Babcox Media Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Markel to editor of Underhood Service. Markel succeeds Ed Sunkin, who was named editor of Engine Builder, effective October 1, 2013.
Markel joined Babcox in 2000 as associate editor of Brake & Front End and was named editor in 2003. He took on the additional role of editor of Servicio Automotriz, when it launched in December 2004. An ASE-certified automotive technician, Markel worked as a technician and service writer prior to joining Babcox Media. He will continue as editor of Brake & Front End and Servicio Automotriz, in addition to his new assignment with Underhood Service.
“Andrew’s proven track record of success with Brake & Front End and Servicio Automotriz, combined with his technical expertise and aftermarket service heritage, make him the ideal individual to direct the editorial content ofUnderhood Service and ensure its continued success,” said Jim Merle, publisher of Babcox Media’s Tech Group properties, which include the Brake & Front End, ImportCar and Underhood Service print and digital properties.
Markel can be reached at 330-670-1234 ext. 296 or [email protected].