Joe Anselmo became Editor-in-Chief of Aviation Week & Space Technology on Jan. 1, 2013. Previously, he was managing editor of a global team of senior editors and senior business editors, writing the magazine's weekly Up Front commentary.
Based in Washington, Joe joined Aviation Week in 1993 as a space reporter for the Aerospace Daily newsletter and was named AW&ST's space technology reporter two years later. He left in 2000 for jobs at the Washington Post Co. and Congressional Quarterly, returning to AW&ST in 2004 as business editor. In that position, he covered a broad expanse of the aerospace and defense industry in the U.S., Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Joe has won three Aerospace Journalist of the Year awards for his reporting.
A graduate of Ohio University, he was elected three times to the National Press Club's Board of Governors and served as board chairman.