Mike Colias has joined Automotive News as a staff reporter in Detroit.
Colias, 37, will report on suppliers and innovation within the supplier community. He most recently was an award-winning reporter at Crain's Chicago Business, a sister publication of Automotive News. He spent four years covering health care, including pharmaceutical companies, hospitals and health insurers.
Before joining Crain's Chicago Business, he spent two years as a reporter in the Chicago bureau of The Associated Press, where he covered transportation, energy and other news. He also has covered business and general news at newspapers in Providence, R.I., and in the Denver area.
A native of Palatine, Ill., Colias graduated from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, in 1996 with bachelor's degrees in journalism and business administration.