Profile:Ed has spent more than 20 years reporting on aviation, aerospace and defense. Currently he organizes aviation/aerospace conferences in the U.S., Europe and Asia. He has been chief correspondent for a national television news program devoted to aviation and wrote extensively on aerospace in Russia and China and ballistic missile defense in the U.S. Ed does significant public speaking at aviation and aerospace events and conferences around the world. He has won numerous awards in journalism, including the International Award for Best Continuing Coverage of a news story by the Radio and Television News Directors Association, the Associated Press Regional Broadcast Award for coverage of the Walker espionage case, and Best Individual Effort by a Reporter from Associated Press for uncovering fraud, waste and abuse in Virginia government. Ed received his B.S. mass communications from Virginia Commonwealth University.