Joe Anselmo

Joe Anselmo
Aviation Week & Space Technology

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


Anselmo has 27 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. 


Under his leadership, Aviation Week has won numerous accolades for its in-depth reporting and deep dives into aerospace technology, including six Jesse H. Neal Journalism Awards and numerous Aerospace Media Awards.


In 2015, Anselmo helped spearhead a digital initiative that provides subscribers with fresh content every day via mobile phones, tablets or desktop computers. To mark Aviation Week's 100th anniversary in 2016, the publication's entire archive -- more than 440,000 pages of covers, articles and advertisements -- was digitzed into a searchable online archive.


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. 

Tariff Dispute Underscores Boeing Reliance On China  47
How much pain would Boeing feel if China decides to target U.S.-made aircraft in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s tariffs on aluminum and steel?
Spirit AeroSystems Targets Big Savings From 3D Printing 
Leading aircraft structures supplier Spirit AeroSystems believes new additive manufacturing techniques it is developing with partners Norsk Titanium and Boeing could help Spirit eventually save 70% in costs on the material it uses in some aircraft programs.
Spirit AeroSystems Has ‘Firepower’ To Make Acquisitions, CEO Says 
Spirit AeroSystems CEO Tom Gentile said he is watching what is happening at rival and supplier GKN Aerospace and remains in contact with the British company’s leadership.
Five Questions For Bombardier Aircraft’s Commercial Sales Chief 
Bombardier exec talks about C Series plans with Airbus and his take on a potential Boeing-Embraer tie-up.
Airbus Integration “Top Priority” for Bombardier 6
Bombardier and Airbus could have a final assembly line in the U.S. up and running within a year of a go-ahead, but it remains undecided where Delta C Series jets ordered will be produced.
C Series interior
C Series Integration With Airbus Is Bombardier’s ‘Top Priority’ 
Bombardier and Airbus could have a C Series final assembly line in the U.S. up and running within a year of a go-ahead, but it remains undecided whether CS100s ordered by Delta Air Lines will be produced there or in Canada, a senior Bombardier executive said.
From the Editor: An Industry In Motion 3
This industry has its share of challenges, and we will continue to doggedly cover them. But I am confident that the best is yet to come.
Podcast: Boeing’s Trade Dispute and the Industry’s Future
What’s next for the commercial aviation and airline industry? And what’s the fallout of Boeing’s latest trade dispute? Listen in as analyst Richard Aboulafia talks to Aviation Week and ATW editors about the current state of affairs.
Podcast: What's Ahead for a $183 Billion Market
What’s in store for aviation MRO in 2018.
Podcast: No Losers In 2017 Airbus-Boeing Battle 5
Aviation Week editors and the Aviation Week Intelligence Network’s chief forecaster delve into a record-breaking year and discuss why the show will go on.
GTF Reaches 500,000 Service Hours 
The GTF is in service on Airbus A320neo and Bombardier C Series jets.
Podcast: Why Tom Enders is our Person of the Year
Jens Flottau discusses how the Airbus chief had an outsize impact on the aviation industry—and his company—in 2017.
From the Editor: Five Memorable Moments From 2017  2
At the Aviation Week Network, we’re already charging into 2018. But over the recent holiday break, I had time to reflect on some of my favorite memories from last year. Here are five of them.
Podcast: Meet L3 Technologies’ New CEO
Chris Kubasik sets his sights on the defense upturn and transformative technologies.
The UFO Debate: Revenge of the Aliens? 72
Debate about whether UFOs existed – and the Pentagon was covering up their existence -- was covered extensively in Aviation Week & Space Technology more than 50 years ago. And our reporting had a decidedly anti-extra-terrestrial bent.
Tariff Dispute Underscores Boeing Reliance On China
March 15, 2018

Actually, it is not a misleading comment. Both Boeing's Randy Tinseth and Spirit's Tom Gentile say that one out of every three 737s is sold to a Chinese customer.


Commercial Spending Will Lead MRO Field In 2018
January 2, 2018

Thanks for noting. It was indeed a typo and has been corrected.

The UFO Debate: Revenge of the Aliens?
December 22, 2017

The obit exists in our digital archive. There is a link to it in the piece above.

Evolving Aviation Week: You Asked, We Listened
December 11, 2017

Thanks for writing. I've asked our subscription department to reach out to you.
Best wishes,
Joe Anselmo

Opinion: Enough With The Hypocrisy, Boeing
December 8, 2017

Thanks for asking. This trade dispute was back in the spotlight this week over news that the Canadian government is likely to scrap plans to buy $5 billion worth of Boeing F/A...

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