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Lots of companies publish how-to articles, but how many can say they've been doing it since 1975? Back then, using costly catalog pages for articles was a risky move. But readers loved the helpful info, and more than 40 year later, we’re still at it.

Meet Crutchfield's writers

Today's Crutchfield writing staff includes a few veterans of the company's early days. They're joined by some passionate newcomers who bring a fresh perspective.

Ken Nail

Ken Nail

My name is Ken. I seek the Holy Grail of car audio excellence. My favorite color is blue.

Zak Billmeier

Zak Billmeier

I'll do my best to make videos that are helpful and interesting.

Buck Pomerantz

Buck Pomerantz

I belong to a culture of fine sights and sounds, and I like spreading the word.

Alexis G

Alexis G

Just your typical millennial who spends way too much time on social media. Follow @Crutchfield.

Michael Sokolowski

Michael Sokolowski

I work each day to help make it easier for you to shop for consumer electronics.

Jon P.

Jon P.

From car racing to car stereos, I've written a lot of words about cars. Different words, even.

James Ralston

James Ralston

Working on the Crutchfield website every day to bring you the gear that rocks your world.

Dominic DeVito

Dominic DeVito

I'm energized by music and reliable directions, so car GPS and audio are my bailiwicks.

Julie Govan

Julie Govan

I love movies with stunning images & arresting sound... but making people happy is my favorite.

Bob Bihlmayer

Bob Bihlmayer

I've been to Hollywood, I've been to Redwood, I've crossed the ocean for great music.

Matt Freeman

Matt Freeman

Indulging my passion for great car audio, whether by turning a wrench or turning a phrase.

Tara W.

Tara W.

Dreaming up fun ways to share information about the latest gear.

Steve Kindig

Steve Kindig

I'm a longtime audio/video geek. I love learning about and sharing info on the latest A/V tech.

Emily S.

Emily S.

If I can find a way to mention my animals, I will. I always will.

Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller

In danger of being trapped under the growing pile of headphones on my desk.

Dave Delamere

Dave Delamere

Wordsmith for mobile electronics, Demo Days dude, and a generally swell guy.

David Brown

David Brown

A house without music is not a home. And a donut without a hole is a danish.

Deia Z.

Deia Z.

International woman of mystery with an eye for composition and an ear for surround sound.

Alexander Hrabe

Alexander Hrabe

I've installed car audio gear in a pumpkin. True or false?

Charlie Pastorfield

Charlie Pastorfield

My mission in life: cool guitars, Asian food, and helping you build a great car audio system.

Eric Angevine

Eric Angevine

Comin' at you like a spider monkey with a thesaurus.

Jim Richardson

Jim Richardson

Why do we write? So you can find gear that makes you jump and shout.

Ralph Graves

Ralph Graves

What's most important about audio tech? Only how close it brings you to your music.

Robert Ferency-Viars

Robert Ferency-Viars

Eating up the highway with clarity and volume — a champion of car audio sound.

Kramer Crane

Kramer Crane

I love spicy food and watching movies in surround sound — preferably at the same time.