Over thirty years experience as an auto mechanic/technician, service manager and automotive writer. Cerullo hosted the ABC talk radio networks weekly Car Care Clinic for two years. He then switched to WOR Radio 710 where for several years he fielded listeners car questions as host of the AUTO SHOW. Cerullo provided weekly car care segments on the Rambling with Gambling program with both John A. Gambling and John R. Gambling. He has appeared numerous times on The Dolans Smart Money Radio Program, the Joan Hamburg Show and Bernard Melzer programs on WOR Radio along with frequent appearances on WEVDs Bernadette Michaels show. He was a guest expert on ABC radios Kathy Novack Show. The Owen Span program, Rich Taylors Car Corner and Talk Americas Auto World. Cerullo has been heard nationally in several radio markets with his Coping With Your Car Series.
Cerullo has provided his unique brand of easy to understanding explanations of complicated automotive subjects on numerous TV shows including the Late Night show with David Letterman. It was David Letterman who first nick named him THE CAR GUY He has been appeared on ABC Nightly News, Good Day New York, Good Morning America, CBS TVs Morning show with Mory Alter, CBS network TV, CNN-FNs Take It Personally, USA Live, Fox5 News, The Maury Povitch Show, CNBCs Smart Money Program, Channel 7 Eyewitness News, the CNBC Steals and Deals program, PBS TV, Cable visions You Auto Know Program, the Today Show and numerous CNBC special programs. He has done specials for Metro Guide and various Cablevision shows. Cerullos informative TV segments have also appeared on NBC TVs Today program and he was a regular featured guest on Channel 9 TVs Joe Franklin Show. Cerullo was the resident car expert on the Fox cable networks FX Morning Breakfast Show, then on the Fox network After Breakfast Show, where he reviewed new cars and delivered car care information for drivers. Cerullo appears frequently on the Fox 5 TV Good Day New York TV program.
Cerullo has written feature stories on a regular basis for PARADE MAGAZINE, AMI AUTO WORLD Magazine and MOTOR MAGAZINE. He is the creator of MOTORS highly read TRADE SECRETS monthly column. He was a Jesse H. Neal Award finalist in 1999 and 2000. He has twice been award the International Automotive Media Medal in recognition of his excellence in automotive media. His articles in MOTOR MAGAZINE have drawn national attention when he exposed the counterfeit auto parts problem, focused industry attention on the hazards of asbestos in automotive brakes and fraud in the periodic motor vehicle inspection programs across the country. His work on the dangers of Carbon Monoxide, Cell Phones, Road Rage and Drowsy Drivers have won him national acclaim.
Cerullos article: ARE YOU A RIPOFF MECHANIC? Alerted the automotive industry to its own dishonest practices and government efforts to stop them. Cerullo writes the UNDER THE HOOD column in each issue of AMI AUTO WORLD advising car owners how best to cope with their cars. His writing has appeared in AUTO WEEK, MOTOR SCOOP, PARADE MAGAZINE, VANTAGE, READERS DIGEST in both the national and international editions, POPULAR SCIENCE, THE POPULAR SCIENCE YEARBOOK, CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTING MAGAZINE, MEDICAL ECONOMICS, MONEYSWORTH, BROOKLYN BRIDGE MAGAZINE, AMI AUTO WORLD, NYFD magazine and others. Cerullo has delivered seminars at New York University, Brooklyn College and taught his AUTO MAINTENANCE 101 course at the Learning Annex in New York City for several years.
Cerullo has authored a book entitled: WHATS WRONG WITH MY CAR? Published by Penguin/plume, now in its fifth printing.
Cerullo is a graduate of Seton Hall University and was for over three decades, the owner/operator of an auto repair shop and diagnostic canter in Brooklyn N.Y. He was named to the Mechanics hall of Fame in 1977 along with famed race car mechanic George Bignotti. He is an affiliate member of the Society of Automotive engineers, former vice president of the International Motor press Association, has been certified by the National Institute for automotive Service Excellence (ASE). He is a member of the Board of Directors the Service Technicians Society (STS). He has served to promote auto mechanic certification with the National Automotive Technician Certification board and been a technical adviser to the Kings County District Attorney on automotive complaints. He has worked as a consultant to the New York Fire Dept. and is the owner/restorer of a prize wining 1917 American La France fire engine now on loan to the NYC Fire Museum. Cerullo has received several awards for his educational work in the auto industry and consumer education.
Cerullo holds membership in: SAE, STS, IMPA, and AFTRA.
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