Joe Anselmo

Joe Anselmo
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Joseph C. Anselmo became Editor-in-Chief of Aviation Week & Space Technology on Jan. 1, 2013, leading a team of more than two dozen aerospace journalists in the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific.  


Anselmo has 25 years of experience as a Washington, D.C.-based editor and reporter, covering a wide array of business, political, military, space and technology issues at Aviation Week, Congressional Quarterly and the Washington Post Co.


Aviation Week has won numerous accolades under his leadership, including four Jesse H. Neal Journalism Awards and five of the 10 Aerospace Media Awards presented during the 2014 Farnborough Airshow.


During his reporting career, Anselmo won three Aerospace Journalist of the Year awards. A graduate of Ohio University, he was elected three times to the National Press Club’s Board of Governors, including one term as board chairman. 

Welcome To Aviation Week’s 100th Anniversary Issue
One thing holds as true today as it did in 1916: It’s all about the future.
A Look At 100 Years Of Aviation Week History  4
Starting 13 years after Kitty Hawk, Aviation Week has been there to document almost the entire history of the aerospace industry.
Podcast: The C Series Turnaround 5
Aviation Week editors discuss why Delta’s order of 125 Bombardier CSeries jets means so much and what it could mean for Airbus and Boeing
Podcast: Will Alaska-Virgin America Deal Pass Muster? 2
Air Transport World’s Karen Walker and Aviation Daily’s Madhu Unnikrishnan discuss regulatory hurdles to $2.6-billion deal and whether it marks the end of U.S. airline consolidation.
2016 Klass Lifetime Achievement Laureate Awarded To JPL's Charles Elachi
JPL Director Charles Elachi has spent “a lifetime dedicated to gaining a better understanding of the Solar System."
Q&A: Boeing’s Allen On Backlogs, Manufacturing Improvements 
Boeing International President Marc Allen discusses airframer backlogs and multiple instances of innovation in the aircraft industry.
Boeing International's President On Advanced Manufacturing, Comac's Challenge  3
The shifting competitive landscape—from China to space startups—is among the topics covered in an interview Aviation Week conducted with Boeing International’s president.
Podcast: Has Bombardier Turned the Corner? 4
As Air Canada provides a boost with C Series orders, editors discuss the merits of a proposed investment by the Canadian government.
Boeing To Define Midsize Market Initiative Within One Year  60
Boeing may be moving up the launch of a new midsize aircraft program.
Podcast: What's Hot in Singapore
On the sidelines of this week's air show, Aviation Week editors discuss whether Airbus really has the edge over Boeing it claims, and what defense hardware is in high demand in the Asia Pacific region.
Airbus Sees No Quick Boeing Reaction To A321neo Success 67
Airbus chief salesman John Leahy does not expect Boeing to react quickly with a new product to counter the Airbus A321neo, but nevertheless sees a need for his competitor to act.
Will There Be A Glut Of Next-Generation Narrowbodies? 
The market has yet to determine which updated narrowbody—the Boeing 737MAX or the Airbus A320neo—will dominate, but some analysts have begun to say that the industry could face a glut of narrowbodies and the huge orderbooks may not come to fruition.
Boeing 737 MAX 8
Airbus, Boeing Vie For Narrowbody Dominance 
Airbus has benefited from the nine-month head start its A320neo program has over Boeing’s 737 MAX, grabbing 67% of orders for next-generation narrowbodies—but Boeing says the order gap is only temporary.
Podcast: Has the A380 Turned The Corner? 2
Aviation Week editors discuss Iran’s A380 orders, the first flight of the 737 MAX, the A320neo’s quiet service entry and whether Airbus and Boeing are disconnected from economic reality.
Podcast: Defending Planet Earth 4
Our space experts discuss why tracking and diverting killer asteroids is finally being taken seriously.
Introducing Aviation Week’s Digital Archive
December 28, 2015

Thanks for commenting. Ah, those text-only CD-Roms are like 8-track music tapes compared to what you're going to see in our archives!

Mussolini’s Love Letters With Aviation Week
December 9, 2015

I don't see how you could interpret this post as "admiring." The point of it was that Aviation's editor was clearly misguided in his assessment of a man that turned out to be...

Opinion: Unspoken Benefit Of Airbus’s Alabama Site
September 8, 2015

The initial version of this column had some incorrect numbers for the number of people employed by Boeing -- expressing a number for Boeing Commercial Airplanes in one case...

Buffett Places $37 Billion Bet On Airplanes
August 13, 2015

Thanks for pointing out the omission. Buffett did indeed invest in USAir, as it was then called in 1989, and it was one of the decisions he most publicly regretted. Berkshire...

Remembering Pierre Sparaco
August 3, 2015

Conference rooms in our Washington office are named for legendary Aviation Week editors Phil Klass and Michael Dornheim. Pierre Sparaco certainly deserves one now. Pierre was...


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