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. 

Embraer CEO Lays Out Commercial Aviation Battle Plan  9
Embraer CEO aims to grow MRO to a quarter of the company’s business as it targets Asia with the E2.
Embraer Focuses On E2, MRO 
On a recent visit to Washington, Paulo Cesar de Souza e Silva, president and CEO of Brazilian aircraft builder Embraer, sat down for a roundtable with editors from Aviation Week & Space Technology.
Embraer Defense Starts Local And Grows Global 
CEO of Brazilian company plans to structure its defense unit with international sales of KC-390 in mind.
Sounding Board: Five Minutes With Embraer CEO Paulo Cesar de Souza e Silva 
On a visit to Washington, Paulo Cesar de Souza e Silva, president and CEO of Brazilian aircraft builder Embraer, sat down for a roundtable with editors from The Weekly of Business Aviation.
Embraer Chief Sees Long Slog Ahead in Business Jets  10
CEO puts profits over market share and sees Embraer well-positioned for the “Uberization” of business jets.
From The Editor: What Do You Think Of Aviation Week's 2016 Persons Of The Year?  17
Whether you agree with our selection of Carter, Kendall and Work or think it was a bad choice, we’d like to hear why.
Leader Spotlight: Tom Kennedy, CEO, Raytheon 
Raytheon CEO Tom Kennedy recently sat down in his office at the company’s Waltham, Massachusetts, headquarters with Aviation Week.
Promise And Peril: Raytheon CEO On The New Technology Revolution 7
Raytheon CEO Tom Kennedy talks to Aviation Week’s editors about its cyberbusiness and transformational technologies.
Podcast: AIA’s Dave Melcher on Tweeting and The Trump Transition 6
In an environment where a Tweet can move markets, the head of the Aerospace Industries Association is urging companies to stick to the facts.
Raytheon CEO: ‘We Don’t Get Into A Competition To Lose’  6
Tom Kennedy outlines why he thinks the U.S. Air Force will want the kind of low-risk T-X trainer Raytheon is offering.
Podcast: What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for Aerospace and Defense? 45
On Nov. 8, the U.S. elected Donald Trump its next president, as well as a Republican House and Senate. Aviation Week editors explain how they think those dynamics will shape the nation’s policy and spending choices in the short term and the long run.
Survey Says: MRO Is In Good Shape But Widebody Demand Is Weak 
There is little sign that weak demand will improve soon for older widebody aircraft such as the Boeing 777, 747-8 and Airbus A380.
Airline Survey: MRO Rocks, Widebody Aircraft Flop 
Business is brisk in the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) market—and poised to get even better as demand continues to rise, particularly for products such as inflight entertainment (IFE) systems and cabin equipment.
777X Production Investments Bolster Boeing  28
Wholesale changes put in place by Boeing for 777X production have strategic implications for the company’s future effectiveness.
Airline Survey: MRO Rocks, Widebody Flops  10

There is little sign that weak demand will improve soon for older widebodies such as the Boeing 777, 747-8 and Airbus A380.

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