Biographies - Field Correspondents

Tony Whitney, Luxury Car Specialist
Industry veteran Tony Whitney brought more than 20 years of automotive journalism experience to The New Driver's Seat.  Traveling extensively to cover vehicle launch programs and automotive events in the US, Canada, Europe, Japan and Korea, Tony's work is published in newspapers, magazines and websites for automotive enthusiasts around the globe.

Co-hosting the original Driver's Seat for twelve years, Tony earned his stripes in broadcast television as a household staple on PBS, Speed Television, CBC, Global, Prime, A-Channel, Men TV and other networks in North America and worldwide.

His credibility is unmatched in the automotive industry, acting as a juror in the prestigious Detroit-based North American Car and Truck of the Year competition and having served for four years as president of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC).  He also sat on the Board of Jurors of the Canadian Motosport Hall of Fame.

Click here to read some of Tony's written reviews for The New Driver's Seat, or here to watch him on You Tube.

Corrie Miller, Motorcycle Expert
Corrie introduces New Driver's Seat viewers to the latest and greatest in the world of bikes, delivering fresh reviews and discovering the most popular motorcycle events around the globe.

With ten years of radio experience under her belt, Corrie earned her name as an integral part of Classic Rock 101's Bro Jake Morning Show in Vancouver, becoming a recognized voice on the air waves as the girl who "keeps those boys in line" with good-natured humour and a very thick skin.

An avid motorcyclist, Corrie made her debut as a motorcycle journalist in 2005 with her "Hot Wheels" column in one of Vancouver's major daily papers, The Province.  Her articles have since been published across the country in the Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald and Victoria Times Columnist.

Click here to read some of Corrie's written reviews and riding tips, or here to watch her on You Tube.

Trevor Hofmann, Automotive Correspondent
Alongside his weekly reviews for The New Driver's Seat, Trevor's automotive news stories and road tests have been regularly featured in some of North America's top magazines, newspapers and webzines including the Canadian Auto Press, which he himself founded in the year 2000.

When he's not living out of a suitcase from attending new model introductions, Trevor enjoys the good life in North Vancouver with his wife Jennifer and three children -- Julia, Kaden and Anika.

Click here to read some of Trevor's written reviews for The New Driver's Seat, or here to watch him on You Tube.

Andrew Comrie-Picard,
Extreme Automotive Field Correspondent

Andrew Comrie-Picard, also known as ACP, is a race driver and auto journalist.  One of the top rally drivers on the North American circuit, he was one of 12 drivers, along with the legendary Colin McRae, to compete at the first-ever X Games Rally in 2006.  ACP also drag races, circuit races and competes in the new sports of drifting and time attack.

Unusual for a racing driver, ACP is also an actor with theatre and voice credits to his name, and training in Method from Circle in the Square in New York City.

When not racing or testing cars for The New Driver's Seat, ACP has been involved in other automotive projects.  He co-hosted The Canadian Rally Championship, and was the host of Targa Newfoundland plus a television series about car building and racing that currently broadcasts nationally in Canada, Europe and Asia.  His motorsports tech column appears monthly in Inside Track Motorsport News.

Click here to watch some of Andrew's reviews on You Tube.

Jen Horsey, Extreme Automotive Correspondent
Jen Horsey fell in love with driving hard the first time she got behind the wheel of a racecar and has never looked back.  The Toronto-based automotive journalist discovered a passion for motorsport while on an assignment to cover a rally race.

In addition to reporting and performance testing for The New Driver's Seat, Jen also co-hosted Best Entertainment's production of The Canadian Rally Championship.  An associate member of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, her published work has appeared everywhere from Canadian Geographic to Inside Track Motorsport News and The Globe and Mail.

Click here to watch some of Jen's reviews on You Tube.