Julie Candler, Membership

Julie Candler is a journalist who has authored hundreds of magazine articles on automobiles, transportation issues, travel and other subjects.


A longtime automotive writer, she has covered the auto industry for more than 30 years. Her column, Woman at the Wheel, appeared monthly in Woman's Day magazine for 18 years. She was the first woman in the nation to write an automotive column for a major women's magazine. Her book, "Woman at the Wheel" was published by Paperback Library.


She was a contributing editor to Nation's Business magazine from 1987 to 1998, when its publication ceased. She reported on transportation issues, new trucks and cars, leasing and transport logistics. At present she is automotive editor for the Michigan magazine, Corp!


Her local involvement includes four years of service on the Birmingham Traffic and Safety Board. She was appointed by the Nixon Administration to serve four years on the 25-member National Motor Vehicle Safety Advisory.


Council, which met eight times yearly in Washington, D.C. to advise the U.S. Secretary of Transportation on auto safety issues.


She serves on the Oakland County Executive Committee of the Democratic Party and is precinct delegate for Bloomfield Township Precinct 21.


Among national and local consumer and trade publications in which her stories on automobiles, camping, trucks and other subjects also have appeared: McCall's, Redbook, Working Woman, Nation's Business, Advertising Age,  Michigan Living, Detroit Free Press, Detroit News, and Motor boating and Sailing.


Her other awards:


You can contact Julie by telephone at 248.844.8111 or email at julie.candler@comcast.net