Wimbush, Lesley


Autos.ca, autoTRADER.ca


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Regular reviewer to AutoTrader (formerly Autos.ca) since 2005.

Past contributor to National Post Driving, Toronto Star Wheels, Toronto Sun, ten years Writer/reviewer with Auto123.

Peterborough Examiner (1989-2009): everything from spot illustration and editorial cartoons, to ad design -- including eight years creating, editing, and writing features for the auto section.
Four years Toronto Sun Autonet and its affiliated newspapers, occasional contributor to various magazines.

Motorsports illustrator, for Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, Grassroots Motorsports

2008 - Runner-up - Volvo Award for Environmental Journalism
2010 - Honorable Mention- Journalist of the Year
2011 - Runner-up Volvo Award for Environmental Journalism
2011 - Winner Julie Wilkinson Award for Motorsports Journalism
2014 - Winner CAA Road Safety Journalism Award
2015 - Winner Castrol Automotive Technical Writing Award


Recent Articles:

  1. Getting your Car Ready for COVID-19 and Winter – WHEELS.ca

    Lesley Wimbush

    Protecting your car from COVID-19 during the winter months is now as important as protecting your car from salt and snow.

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