David Kushma, a former retail editor for Automotive News, has been named editor of Fixed Ops Journal.
Kushma, 62, has been a deputy editor of the magazine since June 2016 and led Automotive News’ reporting of dealership issues from 2004 to 2009.
He also has served as editor of The Blade in Toledo, Ohio, editorial page editor of The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, Tenn., and associate editor of the Detroit Free Press.
Kushma’s experience at the Free Press also included an assignment as auto writer, covering General Motors. He previously was a staff writer at the Philadelphia Bulletin.
He will continue to report to Dave Versical, founding editor of Fixed Ops Journal and director of editorial operations for the Automotive News Group.
Kushma can be reached at [email protected].