Kelly Taylor is a Winnipeg Free Press copy editor and award-winning automotive journalist. He's been a member of the Automobile Journalists' Association of Canada since 2001.
He was named Automotive Journalist of the Year in 2015 and 2002, a runner-up for the same award in 2014 an 2016 and has earned consecutive Gold Medallion and Best in Newspapers awards from the International Automotive Media Competition (2015 and 2016).
In 2017, he won second place in the Texas Auto Writers' Excellence in Craft Competition for his review of the 2018 Land Rover Discovery.
He has earned numerous other awards for writing, page design and photography.
His favourite test drive was the Audi R8, which he nearly traded for a Greyhound bus, a Ford Ranger and the Blue Heron Gift Shop in Kenora.