Jim Mathews is Executive Editor of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network. Previously, Mathews oversaw the introduction of digital content tools to Aviation Week, and spent eight years as Editor-in-Chief of Aviation Daily, the worldwide business daily of the airline industry since 1939.
He also developed and managed the news staff of the Aviation Week Group's private-online and open web portals, recruiting and leading a news team which won the 2006 Neal Award for best business news website.
The Syracuse, N.Y., native has been a reporter and editor for nearly 30 years, working in radio, magazines and daily trade journalism, and attended School of Visual Arts in New York.
He has also been a volunteer firefighter/paramedic for 13 years in Fairfax County, Va., as well as a Civil Air Patrol mission aircrew member.