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Phil Daquila produces online video for The Wall Street Journal

School of Communications instructor Phil Daquila produced five videos for The Wall Street Journal from the North American International Auto Show held in Detroit in January.

Phil Daquila

The videos were produced during the press preview and featured automotive journalist Dan Neil, winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize in criticism for his car columns in the Los Angeles Times.

Daquila serves as a video producer for WSJ.com. As a freelancer, he is paired with Neil, whose “Rumble Seat” column appears in print and online in the WSJ weekend section. Since April 2010, Daquila has created video shorts for the web to accompany the car reviews. Neil provides his commentary and appears on camera, and Daquila shoots and edits the pieces.

Cars covered include Aston Martin, Hyundai, Jaguar, Porsche, Range Rover and VW. Each video receives up to 15,000 streams in the first week of posting, often ranking in the top 10 most watched on the site.

Home for all of the content is at http://wsj.com/cars. To see select Daquila and Neil productions, use these specific links:

2011 VW Jetta
2010 Porsche Spyder Boxster
2010 Range Rover Supercharged
2010 Aston Martin Rapide

Colin Donohue,
2/23/2011 5:01 PM