Michelle Ferm

Michelle FermMichelle Ferm is the Communications Specialist for the Chicago Automobile Trade Association and for the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. Since she grew up attending the Chicago Auto Show and also other car shows, she is excited to be a part of this team.

Michelle is a Chicago native who graduated from DePaul University with a degree in Communications with an emphasis in Media Studies.  Previous to this she interned at NBC with Lisa Parker in the investigative unit where she gathered information for news worthy news stories and also wrote web content.  She also interned at the news desk at CBS where she conducted interviews (including Apolo Ohno) for news segments and received news tips for potential stories. Interning in the Promotions Department for 93.9 Clear Channel Radio she hosted events to promote "The Lite 93.9" and updated the website with creative photo albums.

Growing up, Michelle watched her dad collect vintage cars from Jaguars to Saabs. This is what made her have an appreciation for automobiles.

In her free time she enjoys reading, being outdoors, and running. She ran the Chicago Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon in the summer and finished with a 2 hour and 30 minute time.

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Friday, November, 13, 2015

Ford Edge Night Out

Ford’s Edge Unstoppable tour recently paid a visit to Chicago for an #EdgeNightOut. The event featured some ...

Tuesday, November, 10, 2015

Tacoma Comes Out to Play

Toyota’s corporate manager for truck operations, Rick LoFaso, shared details on the all-new Tacoma during the ...

Saturday, November, 07, 2015

Truly Grand Opening!

Usually when a dealership holds a grand opening, it's celebrating a new building or a new location, but in the ...

Tuesday, October, 20, 2015

Mazda Drive for Good Program Returns

Now through Oct. 28, Mazda and NBCUniversal are encouraging people to nominate an organization or individual who is ...

Monday, October, 19, 2015

BMW takes Uber Users for a Ride in the Forthcoming BMW 7 Series

Today only, BMW and Uber are giving Chicagoans the ride of a lifetime – to be among the first to experience ...

Tuesday, October, 13, 2015

Fall Rally Picks: MAMA Family Vehicle of the Year

Each year during the Chicago Auto Show Media Preview, the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) hosts a ...

Friday, October, 09, 2015

Jeep and Ram Blaze the Trail

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) took MAMA members on a wild ride this past week at the Midwest Automotive Media ...

Friday, October, 09, 2015

Mazda Likes the Power of 3

Mazda is one automaker that follows its own road. For years the Asian iconoclast has built cars that are fun to ...

Thursday, October, 08, 2015

Scion Gets Back to Its Roots

Toyota’s youth-oriented division recently launched two new small cars for 2016, the subcompact iA sedan and ...

Tuesday, September, 29, 2015

Honda, Not Your Average Car Company

In a recent ad campaign Honda has outdone itself. This ad stands out because it highlights Honda’s many ...


12/1/2015 7:24:00 AM

On #GivingTuesday, consider making a donation to one or more of the 18 local organizations that benefit from our First Look for Charity black-tie gala. Get a first look at the nation's largest auto show amid opulence on Friday, Feb. 12. Visit to view the participating charities and learn more about the #FLFC16 event

11/30/2015 8:32:03 AM

#MovieSceneMonday! What car took the Griswolds cross-country in the 1983 National Lampoons Vacation? #classic

11/28/2015 1:23:04 PM

Already excited for The Chicago Auto Show! #resnickautogroup

11/26/2015 8:33:05 AM

Today is a day for giving thanks to those who matter most. So we'd like to thank all of the Chicago Auto Show fans and wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! #HappyThanksgiving

11/25/2015 1:38:13 PM

This just in: #CAS16 ticket sales are NOW LIVE! Tag a friend you want to bring to the nation's largest auto show, the Chicago Auto Show (Feb. 13-21), and we'll select one winner each day this week to get free tickets! #TagAFriend

11/25/2015 1:09:38 PM

I really like the new website! Looks great

11/25/2015 9:30:18 AM

In light of #GivingTuesday approaching, if you're planning to donate to any of these 18 local charities this holiday season, consider purchasing a First Look for Charity ticket to get a first look of the nation's largest auto show amid opulence! Visit for more details. #FLFC16

11/23/2015 10:10:45 AM

We asked you to cast your votes for the look of the 2016 Chicago Auto Show, and the jury is in! The official poster this year will be #3

11/23/2015 8:03:04 AM

Starting today (through Jan. 4, 2016), Mazda will donate $150 to a local charity of your choice for every new car purchased or leased through its #MazdaDrive4Good program. Visit to find a dealership near you. To learn more, visit:

11/20/2015 9:30:03 PM

When do tickets go on sale online??? I know it says mid-November on the site...sorry if this has been answered


12/1/2015 11:11:03 AM

@stjameshealth We are hoping for great results for you on this #givingtuesday!

12/1/2015 10:46:12 AM

RT @RayGrahamAssoc: TODAY is Giving Tuesday!!

12/1/2015 10:44:27 AM

RT @MarchofDimes: #GivingTuesday is here! Help us raise $39,000 in 39 hours because babies need 39 weeks to grow.

12/1/2015 10:27:55 AM

I would love to attend @ChiAutoShow with @akmak1173 #CAS16 ????????

12/1/2015 9:45:50 AM

RT @ChiAutoShow: On #GivingTuesday donate to 1 of the 18 #charities & get First Look for Charity gala tix: https://

12/1/2015 9:37:30 AM

On #GivingTuesday donate to 1 of the 18 #charities & get First Look for Charity gala tix:

11/30/2015 9:24:43 PM

@ChiAutoShow "You think you hate it now but, wait till you drive it!"

11/30/2015 11:21:39 AM

RT @ChiAutoShow: #MovieSceneMonday: what car took the Griswolds cross-country in the 1983 National Lampoons Vacation? #classic

11/30/2015 9:09:25 AM

@ChiAutoShow The Family Truckster

11/30/2015 8:46:01 AM

RT @ChiAutoShow: #MovieSceneMonday: what car took the Griswolds cross-country in the 1983 National Lampoons Vacation? #classic