Porter Anderson ( @Porter_Anderson ) BA, MA, MFA, is Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Perspectives, the daily news medium for the international trade publishing industry. Anderson was formerly with CNN, CNN.com, and CNN International–as well as the Village Voice, the Dallas Times Herald, The Bookseller and other news outlets. He was named London Book Fair’s International Trade Press Journalist in the fair’s 2019 International Excellence Awards. In addition to his career in news coverage, Anderson has worked as a diplomat with the United Nations, posted to the world headquarters of the World Food Programme in Rome. He has also served as Executive Media Producer of INDEX: Design to Improve life, the Danish government’s award for humanitarian design, a program that enjoys the patronage of HRH Frederik, Prince of Denmark. Anderson is a frequent speaker on the international publishing stage, in trade shows and book-fair settings in Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East.