Jim Kenzie is Canada's foremost automotive journalist. He has been Chief Auto Reviewer for The Toronto Star's Wheels section which is celebrating 30 years as Canada's leading automotive publication.
He appears on "Kenzie's Korner" on TSN's Motoring, Canada's most-watched and most-authoritative automotive television program, now in its 28th season, which places it among the longest-running television programs in the world, not simply Canada.
Jim's work also appears in a variety of magazines, newspapers and web sites around the world.
Jim was the inaugural winner of the Journalist of the Year Award, presented by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada. He serves on juries to select the Canadian Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year, the North American Car and Truck of the Year, the International Engines of the Year, and the Vehicle Dynamics International Awards.
He has been an active, licenced, professional-grade racing driver since his early-twenties, and is a three-time Targa Newfoundland Rally Open Division driving champion.
Jim has a life-long interest in traffic safety, which actually pre-dates his automotive journalism career. This is why he originally selected SMARTRISK and now its successor Parachute, Canada's leading injury prevention charitable organization, as the beneficiary of his annual automotive photography calendar which is now entering its eleventh year of production.
Jim lives in Halton Hills Ontario, where he keeps his lovely 1977 American Motors Hornet hatchback in his Barn.