Porter Anderson (BA, MA, MFA) is Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Perspectives, the daily news medium of Frankfurter Buchmesse for the international trade publishing industry. Anderson was formerly with CNN, CNN.com, CNN International, the Village Voice, the Dallas Times Herald, and The Bookseller. He was named London Book Fair’s International Trade Press Journalist in its 2019 International Excellence Awards.
Anderson has worked as a P5, Level 7 (laissez-passer UNLP) diplomat with the United Nations posted to the World Food Program’s world headquarters 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. He tweets @Porter_Anderson.