Car Clinic Programs Now Air on Business and Lifestyle Networks

May 15, 2007, 01:00 ET from Car Clinic Productions

    GREENWICH, Conn., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Business TalkRadio
 Network(R) (BTRN) and Car Clinic Productions have entered into a
 partnership that includes the immediate airing of "Bobby Likis Car Clinic"
 and "Car Clinic Minute" on both BTRN and the Lifestyle TalkRadio
 Network(R).
     Bobby Likis Car Clinic is currently heard nationally on more than 110
 stations and on Sirius Satellite Radio every Saturday live from 10a-12n ET.
 The Car Clinic Minute daily feature airs on over 250 stations across the
 country and on Sirius.
     Jeff Weber, Executive Vice-President of BTRN and LTRN said, "Bobby
 Likis Car Clinic and Car Clinic Minute are two quality programming and
 sales tools that can greatly enhance any radio station's lineup." He added,
 "We've followed their growth and are very happy we were able to forge this
 partnership."
     Bobby Likis, President of Car Clinic Productions and show host,
 commented on the agreement, "We are proud to have Car Clinic and Car Clinic
 Minute syndicated nationwide on BTRN and LTRN. Our passions are
 info-taining consumers in the automotive lifestyle and providing top-notch
 programming for our affiliate stations, so our liaison with BTRN and LTRN
 is a natural."
     About Car Clinic Productions, Inc.:
     Car Clinic Productions is a full-service radio, television & Internet
 production house which originates a suite of nationally-syndicated,
 automotive-lifestyle programming. Visit www.CarClinicNetwork.com for
 program samples and consumer content.
     About Business TalkRadio Network(R) and Lifestyle TalkRadio Network(R):
     BTRN and LTRN provide long- and short-form programming to more than
 1100 radio stations across the country. They operate two, distinct, 24/7
 and mostly live networks with more than 50 shows and 15 features.
     PROFILE: Robert A. (Bobby) Likis
     SUMMARY OF EXPERTISE:
     Bobby Likis has worn every hat in the automotive industry: technician,
 race car driver & pit crew, automotive service center owner, industry
 consultant, and radio & TV talk-show host. Acknowledged by industry &
 consumers, Likis "talks the walk" as he hosts nationally syndicated,
 automotive-oriented programs (originating from his all-digital, custom-
 designed studio located within his service center) on broadcast radio,
 Sirius Satellite Radio, Internet, American Forces Radio Network and
 television. Likis has been published in Motor Age, BE Radio & AutoInc.;
 produces a monthly e- newsletter of automotive advice, trends, tips &
 technology; & authors a weekly newspaper article. He's a seasoned pro who
 can speak elegantly, knowledgeably and engagingly on subjects running the
 automotive lifestyle gamut. The eyes & ears of automotive enthusiasts, he
 has broadcast "Bobby Likis Car Clinic" live from Daytona, Charlotte &
 Saratoga race tracks; Consumer Electronics Show; Concours d'Elegance;
 Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week; Woodward Ave Dream Cruise &
 Mid-America's 10th Anniversary.
     SPECIFIC SUBJECTS OR ISSUES THE EXPERT CAN KNOWLEDGEABLY DISCUSS:
     New & used vehicle purchases, OEM issues, safety, mobile technology,
 automotive trends, consumer buying & service advice, aftermarket products &
 services, preventive maintenance, gas mileage, vehicle performance &
 repair.
     CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES:
     President, CEO, and Chief Cheerleader of Car Clinic which has 2
 subsidiaries: Car Clinic Productions (CCP) & Car Clinic Service (CCS).
 Under CCP, Likis produces nationally syndicated radio & television
 programming, which includes "Bobby Likis Car Clinic" and "Car Clinic
 Minute." CCS, celebrating its 35th anniversary, specializes in one-stop,
 full-service automotive maintenance, repair, inspection, information...and
 newly trademarked Pre-Repair(TM).
     BOOKS OR SIGNIFICANT ARTICLES PUBLISHED:
     Articles include "Facility Showcase: Ring of Fire," BE Radio magazine;
 "You Are the Future of Your Business: Now is the time to re-examine
 operations and see where you really want to go!," AutoInc. magazine; "Gimme
 Gas with Bobby Likis," Independent News weekly newspaper; and "From the
 Center of the Automotive Universe," monthly newsletter. Presentations
 include "A Day in the Life of a Repair Order," ProfitPro Summit and the
 "Consumers' Point of View," Consumer Electronics Show guest panelist. At
 the Consumer Electronics Show 2006, Bobby moderated the "Connect2Cars"
 Supersession, during which industry pacesetters defined the need for &
 fulfillment of consumer mobile electronics.
     CURRENT OR RECENT PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS, ACTIVITIES, AWARDS:
     Likis is a Florida Certified Arbitrator for the Ford Motor Company,
 serves as technical advisor for a regional law firm, and is a member of the
 Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association, the Automotive Service
 Association, the Automotive Communications Council, the Specialty Equipment
 Manufacturers Association, and the National Association of Radio Talk Show
 Hosts. He serves on NAPA's National AutoCare Advisory Board, on Daytona's
 Advanced Technical Center Board, and on the Pensacola Junior College
 Automotive Service Management Technology Advisory Committee. Honored as the
 American Marketers' Association "Marketer of the Year," Likis also won a
 Silver Addy for the "Bobby Likis Car Clinic" TV program, which captured the
 highest ratings in its time slot. He was also nominated for Rotary Club's
 2003 "Ethics in Business" award. Extremely active in his community, Likis
 serves on the Board of Directors for United Cerebral Palsy, WSRE Public
 Television & the Manna Food Bank. In addition, he is the honorary chairman
 of the March of Dimes, served on the board of the Pensacola Opera, and
 supports Ronald McDonald House & Covenant Hospice. Likis is most proud of
 his "Top Dog" honor, which is bestowed annually by the current award-holder
 on the single member of the local community who best exemplifies the spirit
 of giving back by his or her outstanding service.
     EXPERIENCE WITH NEWS MEDIA:
     Bobby Likis has extensive knowledge & 18 years experience in all forms
 of media: live & produced radio & television and physical & electronic
 print.
     PERSONAL:
     Likis lives and thrives on Florida's beautiful Gulf Coast, where he
 enjoys the company of many friends, two daughters, four grandchildren (two
 sets of twins) and sweetheart. He enjoys public speaking, fundraising and
 the theatre.
     For more information, contact Diane Somer, Car Clinic Productions,
 850.478.3139.
     For more information, contact:
 
     Diane Somer
      (850) 478-3139
     DSomer@CarClinicNetwork.com
 
     Jeff Weber
      (203) 323-7300
     Jweber@businesstalkradio.net
     Jweber@lifestyletalkradio.com
 
 

SOURCE Car Clinic Productions
    GREENWICH, Conn., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Business TalkRadio
 Network(R) (BTRN) and Car Clinic Productions have entered into a
 partnership that includes the immediate airing of "Bobby Likis Car Clinic"
 and "Car Clinic Minute" on both BTRN and the Lifestyle TalkRadio
 Network(R).
     Bobby Likis Car Clinic is currently heard nationally on more than 110
 stations and on Sirius Satellite Radio every Saturday live from 10a-12n ET.
 The Car Clinic Minute daily feature airs on over 250 stations across the
 country and on Sirius.
     Jeff Weber, Executive Vice-President of BTRN and LTRN said, "Bobby
 Likis Car Clinic and Car Clinic Minute are two quality programming and
 sales tools that can greatly enhance any radio station's lineup." He added,
 "We've followed their growth and are very happy we were able to forge this
 partnership."
     Bobby Likis, President of Car Clinic Productions and show host,
 commented on the agreement, "We are proud to have Car Clinic and Car Clinic
 Minute syndicated nationwide on BTRN and LTRN. Our passions are
 info-taining consumers in the automotive lifestyle and providing top-notch
 programming for our affiliate stations, so our liaison with BTRN and LTRN
 is a natural."
     About Car Clinic Productions, Inc.:
     Car Clinic Productions is a full-service radio, television & Internet
 production house which originates a suite of nationally-syndicated,
 automotive-lifestyle programming. Visit www.CarClinicNetwork.com for
 program samples and consumer content.
     About Business TalkRadio Network(R) and Lifestyle TalkRadio Network(R):
     BTRN and LTRN provide long- and short-form programming to more than
 1100 radio stations across the country. They operate two, distinct, 24/7
 and mostly live networks with more than 50 shows and 15 features.
     PROFILE: Robert A. (Bobby) Likis
     SUMMARY OF EXPERTISE:
     Bobby Likis has worn every hat in the automotive industry: technician,
 race car driver & pit crew, automotive service center owner, industry
 consultant, and radio & TV talk-show host. Acknowledged by industry &
 consumers, Likis "talks the walk" as he hosts nationally syndicated,
 automotive-oriented programs (originating from his all-digital, custom-
 designed studio located within his service center) on broadcast radio,
 Sirius Satellite Radio, Internet, American Forces Radio Network and
 television. Likis has been published in Motor Age, BE Radio & AutoInc.;
 produces a monthly e- newsletter of automotive advice, trends, tips &
 technology; & authors a weekly newspaper article. He's a seasoned pro who
 can speak elegantly, knowledgeably and engagingly on subjects running the
 automotive lifestyle gamut. The eyes & ears of automotive enthusiasts, he
 has broadcast "Bobby Likis Car Clinic" live from Daytona, Charlotte &
 Saratoga race tracks; Consumer Electronics Show; Concours d'Elegance;
 Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week; Woodward Ave Dream Cruise &
 Mid-America's 10th Anniversary.
     SPECIFIC SUBJECTS OR ISSUES THE EXPERT CAN KNOWLEDGEABLY DISCUSS:
     New & used vehicle purchases, OEM issues, safety, mobile technology,
 automotive trends, consumer buying & service advice, aftermarket products &
 services, preventive maintenance, gas mileage, vehicle performance &
 repair.
     CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES:
     President, CEO, and Chief Cheerleader of Car Clinic which has 2
 subsidiaries: Car Clinic Productions (CCP) & Car Clinic Service (CCS).
 Under CCP, Likis produces nationally syndicated radio & television
 programming, which includes "Bobby Likis Car Clinic" and "Car Clinic
 Minute." CCS, celebrating its 35th anniversary, specializes in one-stop,
 full-service automotive maintenance, repair, inspection, information...and
 newly trademarked Pre-Repair(TM).
     BOOKS OR SIGNIFICANT ARTICLES PUBLISHED:
     Articles include "Facility Showcase: Ring of Fire," BE Radio magazine;
 "You Are the Future of Your Business: Now is the time to re-examine
 operations and see where you really want to go!," AutoInc. magazine; "Gimme
 Gas with Bobby Likis," Independent News weekly newspaper; and "From the
 Center of the Automotive Universe," monthly newsletter. Presentations
 include "A Day in the Life of a Repair Order," ProfitPro Summit and the
 "Consumers' Point of View," Consumer Electronics Show guest panelist. At
 the Consumer Electronics Show 2006, Bobby moderated the "Connect2Cars"
 Supersession, during which industry pacesetters defined the need for &
 fulfillment of consumer mobile electronics.
     CURRENT OR RECENT PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS, ACTIVITIES, AWARDS:
     Likis is a Florida Certified Arbitrator for the Ford Motor Company,
 serves as technical advisor for a regional law firm, and is a member of the
 Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association, the Automotive Service
 Association, the Automotive Communications Council, the Specialty Equipment
 Manufacturers Association, and the National Association of Radio Talk Show
 Hosts. He serves on NAPA's National AutoCare Advisory Board, on Daytona's
 Advanced Technical Center Board, and on the Pensacola Junior College
 Automotive Service Management Technology Advisory Committee. Honored as the
 American Marketers' Association "Marketer of the Year," Likis also won a
 Silver Addy for the "Bobby Likis Car Clinic" TV program, which captured the
 highest ratings in its time slot. He was also nominated for Rotary Club's
 2003 "Ethics in Business" award. Extremely active in his community, Likis
 serves on the Board of Directors for United Cerebral Palsy, WSRE Public
 Television & the Manna Food Bank. In addition, he is the honorary chairman
 of the March of Dimes, served on the board of the Pensacola Opera, and
 supports Ronald McDonald House & Covenant Hospice. Likis is most proud of
 his "Top Dog" honor, which is bestowed annually by the current award-holder
 on the single member of the local community who best exemplifies the spirit
 of giving back by his or her outstanding service.
     EXPERIENCE WITH NEWS MEDIA:
     Bobby Likis has extensive knowledge & 18 years experience in all forms
 of media: live & produced radio & television and physical & electronic
 print.
     PERSONAL:
     Likis lives and thrives on Florida's beautiful Gulf Coast, where he
 enjoys the company of many friends, two daughters, four grandchildren (two
 sets of twins) and sweetheart. He enjoys public speaking, fundraising and
 the theatre.
     For more information, contact Diane Somer, Car Clinic Productions,
 850.478.3139.
     For more information, contact:
 
     Diane Somer
      (850) 478-3139
     DSomer@CarClinicNetwork.com
 
     Jeff Weber
      (203) 323-7300
     Jweber@businesstalkradio.net
     Jweber@lifestyletalkradio.com
 
 SOURCE Car Clinic Productions