The Western Automotive Journalists

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, WAJ (Western Automotive Journalists) is a group of writers, authors, broadcasters, photographers, artists, and designers who share a common thread: We’re passionate about the auto industry and the vehicles it produces. Learn more about WAJ…


WAJ News
2018-2020 WAJ Board of Directors
The results of the 2018-2020 WAJ Board of Directors election are in and with 51% of WAJ members voting, the new Board is in place.  Learn More

2018 WAJ Media Days
The 2018 WAJ Media Days is history, and was a smashing success.  A big thanks to all of our Manufacturer partners and our members for all of their efforts. Articles and Photos are starting to arrive.  Checkout the event HERE.


The seventh annual Silicon Valley Reinvents the Wheel presented by Western Automotive Journalists and The Autotech Council was held at the Computer History Museum on Monday October 8th, 2018. Since its inception the program has shape-shifted location, directions, format and style, improving with each year, but the focus has remained on illuminating the intersection of the auto industry and Silicon Valley’s technology. Learn More

 

From the Beach to Valley to Track. The 25th Annual 2017 WAJ Media Days was a hit for all participants
We’ve come quite a distance from our organization’s modest beginnings. Back in 1992, the models of new vehicles outnumbered journalists, a third of whom were full-time media employees reporting on the automotive industry. Our fledgling event was one full day at Sears Point (now Sonoma) Raceway. Media Day became Days in ’94 when a day of driving in the Marin countryside was added. Learn More

2017 WAJ Media Days Member Articles The 25th Annual WAJ Media Days are history, and the member journalists stories are hot off the presses.  Read The Stories

2017 WAJ Media Days Photos
The 25th Annual WAJ Media Days are history, and the story and photos are hot off the presses. See The Photos