The Texas Auto Writers Association seeks to gather and disseminate information about the automotive industry through news-related print and broadcast media. TAWA™ promotes quality and accuracy in journalism and professionalism among its members. TAWA™ works to access companies and individuals on behalf of its members and promotes public reader, viewer and listener awareness of the automobile industry.
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The Texas Auto Writers Association, Inc., was founded in 1985 by automotive journalist who wanted to provide an avenue of professional growth, development, and networking with the automotive industry.
The Texas Auto Writers Association leadership team consists of a nine-member Board of Directors that is elected annually at the Texas Truck Rodeo.
TAWA's spring event showcasing the latest cars at the Texas Motor Speedway
Every fall TAWA pits the latest trucks in the ultimate contest for the "Truck of Texas"
Showcase your brand at Texas Auto Writers Association Events
EXCELLENCE IN CRAFT COMPETITION
In addition to the Texas Auto Roundup and the Texas Truck Rodeo, we acknowledge the outstanding work of our members with an Excellence in Craft Competition.
The annual competition is designed to recognize TAWA members' excellence in automobile journalism.
BECOME A MEMBER
TAWA is always looking for new members, and we offer membership in three different categories: journalist, associate and manufacturer members.
Our members are required to meet professional journalistic standards and must be sponsored by two other TAWA members. For regular journalist members, proof of publication is required.
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