Keith Griffin

  • Researcher and writer for U.S. News & World Report's Best Cars team 
  • Member of the International Motor Press Association 
  • Past president of the New England Motor Press Association 
  • Eight years of experience writing about and reviewing automobiles
  • Founder and CEO of


Keith Griffin is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles about buying and selling used cars. Keith has more than eight years of experience in writing about and reviewing automobiles. His reviews of new automobiles and commentary about the automotive industry appear in publications such as U.S. News & World Report,, The Boston Globe, CarGurus, Better Homes & Gardens, and the Las Vegas Record-Journal

Keith is the chief executive officer of Internet Car And Truck Of The Year. The website uses a panel of 15 jurors, made up of writers and consumers, to determine their choice for the vehicle of the year. He is a regular guest on Connecticut radio stations, providing expertise on automotive issues. 


Keith Griffin received a Bachelor Arts (B.A.) in English and Writing from Marist College in 1984.

Awards and Publications


ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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