DETROIT -- Automotive News has hired Michael Wayland as a staff reporter.
Wayland, 30, comes from The Detroit News, where he worked for two and a half years covering Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the UAW, among other topics. He spent five years with Booth Newspapers and MLive Media Group, where he covered business and the Detroit automakers.
He is president of the Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and is a board member of the Automotive Press Association.
Wayland graduated from Central Michigan University in 2009 with a degree in English and journalism.