Peter Tirschwell, Senior Director, Content, IHS Maritime and Trade

Peter Tirschwell is Senior Director, Content at IHS Maritime & Trade, publisher of The Journal of Commerce, JOC.Com and PIERS maritime trade data. In his role he is responsible for all content appearing in JOC publications, websites, events and other products and is leading a pioneering effort at the IHS Maritime & Trade to push content in new directions to unlock new value for JOC subscribers. A career transportation journalist, Peter was a reporter, West Coast Bureau Chief, Editor in Chief and Publisher of The Journal of Commerce in his 20+ year career with the company beginning in 1992. He is the founder and chairman of the annual TPM conference in Long Beach, Calif., one of the world's largest shipping events, and led the development of the recently released JOC Port Productivity data, the first global database of port performance. He writes a regular column in The Journal of Commerce covering a range of international logistics topics, speaks regularly at industry events and has been quoted in mainstream business media including the BBC, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and New York Times. He lives in Brooklyn with his family and is an avid sports fan, fly fisherman and sailor.

Chris Brooks, Executive Editor,  JOC Events

Chris Brooks leads JOC Events programs and works closely with the online team focusing on and The Journal of Commerce. A 30-year company veteran, Chris's career has spanned every aspect of the editorial operation, from copy and front-line editing to design, reporting and overseeing numerous websites. For the better part of the last decade, he has managed the day-to-day editorial operation, including its team of award-winning journalists. Chris chairs the programming committees for JOC Inland Distribution and Port Performance-North America conferences and oversees the JOC's editorially driven series of webinars. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Lock Haven University in Lock Haven, Pa.

Mark Szakonyi, Executive Editor, and The Journal of Commerce

Szakonyi leads and The Journal of Commerce. The JOC editorial team of more a dozen editors and global correspondents provides business-critical news and data-heavy analysis nearly 24/7, and longer-form analysis in the magazine. Szakonyi oversees the magazine's 10-plus special reports a year, including the Annual Review and Outlook and Top 100 Importers and Exporters issues. His analysis and work have been quoted in mainstream news media including the BBC, The Economist, NPR and USA Today. Szakonyi, a Chicago native now living in Washington D.C., is an avid reader, traveler and vinyl record collector.

Joseph Bonney, Senior Editor, JOC

Joseph Bonney is Senior Editor, and his news and analysis appears on, The Journal of Commerce magazine and JOC Events. During the last 15 years he has served in posts including columnist, managing editor and editor-in-chief at The Journal of Commerce. During the 1980s he spent five years as the company's Gulf Coast correspondent and maritime editor. During his journalism career he also has been managing editor of American Shipper, newsman with the Associated Press and reporter and business editor at The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Mississippi. He is co-author of "The Box That Changed the World," a history of containerized shipping published in 2006. Bonney regularly speaks to industry groups on his areas of expertise.

William B Cassidy, Senior Editor, JOC

Bill Cassidy is Senior Editor, Trucking at the JOC, and his news and analysis of this area are included in the, The Journal of Commerce and JOC Events. He joined the publication in 2009, after 13 years at Traffic World magazine where he served as Executive Editor, Managing Editor and Associate Editor. Based in Washington, D.C., Cassidy has been reporting on trucking since 1984, when he joined Fleet Owner magazine in New York. He has also covered logistics management and supply-chain technology, the rail and maritime industries, Congress and federal agencies. Cassidy regularly speaks to industry groups on his area of expertise.

Bill Mongelluzzo, Senior Editor, JOC

Bill Mongelluzzo is Senior Editor, Trans-Pacific at the JOC, based in Long Beach, Calif. He is responsible for coverage of the trans-Pacific trades, West Coast labor issues, harbor trucking, West Coast ports and marine terminal productivity for, The Journal of Commerce magazine and JOC Events. Mongelluzzo joined The Journal of Commerce in 1980 as New Orleans correspondent. He moved to Long Beach in 1985 and opened the Los Angeles-Long Beach bureau. He served as maritime editor of The Journal of Commerce in New York in 1992-93 and returned to Southern California in August 1993. Mongelluzzo began his journalism career in 1972 as a reporter with the Times-Picayune in New Orleans. He is a native of Chicago and has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and a master's degree in history from the University of New Orleans. Mongelluzzo regularly speaks to industry groups on his areas of expertise.

Greg Knowler, Senior Editor Europe, JOC 

Greg Knowler is Senior Editor Asia at the JOC, based in Hong Kong. He is responsible for coverage of transport and logistics in the Asia-Pacific region for and The Journal of Commerce magazine, and plays a key role in setting up the annual TPM Asia conference in Shenzhen, organised by JOC Events. After 11-years as a reporter and editor for several daily newspapers in Durban, South Africa, he moved to Hong Kong in 2000 to join the South China Morning Post sports department before becoming editor of Cargonews Asia, a regional logistics magazine. In early 2014 he joined the JOG Group. A South African native, he moderates at industry conferences and shipper round tables while bringing context to the news coverage and analysis crucial for shippers in Asia-Pacific.

Hugh Morley, Senior Editor, JOC 

Hugh R. Morley, Senior Editor, covers the port of New York and New Jersey, as well as various U.S. Northeast and Mexican ports. He has written on business for 15 years, covering a range of topics, from government oversight of business to corporate legal battles and the fierce inter-state competition for jobs and investment, and has been a journalist for 25 years. He has an MBA in global business.

Turloch Mooney, Global Editor

Turloch Mooney is a well-known Asia-based supply chain journalist. He was co-founder and managing director for Supply Chain Asia Publication based in Shanghai, China. He previously held posts at IATA (International Air Transport Association) as Chief Editor & Secretary for the Global Compliance User Group. He holds a Master’s Degree in International Studies from the University of Limerick, Ireland with specialization in International Law and International Trade. His area of specialization will be global ports, covering issues such as port congestion, competition, mega-ship impact, productivity, hinterland access and relevant supply chain issues.

Dustin Braden, Data Analyst,

Dustin began his time with JOC as an intern in 2014 before returning full time as Assistant Web Editor in 2015, managing and editing international correspondents and copy. After growing comfortable with that work he began to dabble in data and is now the JOC’s Data Analyst, compiling market intelligence and analysis drawing on a wide array of IHS Markit data to inform and enrich JOC reporting. He has previously worked in the media on a freelance basis and his work has appeared in special editions of Newsweek and TV Guide magazines. His interests include trade, the media, politics and international relations.





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