Steve Purdy

Journalist, photographer, producer, radio show host, event manager, and founding member of the ICN, Steve Purdy has been involved in automotive media and travel projects for over 30 years.


With expertise in antique and collector cars, new cars, travel locations and business communications, he has produced hundreds of feature stories, including photography, for magazines, radio and Websites as well as creating and managing a variety of events.


Current projects include: Detroit editor for, co-producer of the Sirens of Chrome documentary film, creator, producer and host of A Shunpiker's Journal radio program, co-creator and co-producer of the Detroit Knows Cars automobile art exhibit and competition. Purdy's photography has been featured in many galleries and exhibits including most recently filling the new gallery space at the Automotive Hall of Fame.


Memberships include: the Detroit Automotive Press Association, the Midwest Auto Media Association, board member for the National Automotive History Collection, state coordinator for the National Motorists Association and member of the Society of Automotive Historians.


You can contact Steve by telephone at 517.655.3591 or email at