Profile: Warren Ferster
Warren Ferster is the Editor-in-Chief of SpaceNews and is responsible for all the news and editorial coverage in the weekly newspaper, the spacenews.com Web site and variety of specialty publications such as show dailies. He manages a staff of seven reporters and editors.
Mr. Ferster joined SpaceNews in October 1994 as a staff reporter covering White House space policy, remote sensing and launch issues. He was appointed Deputy Editor in September 2000. In that job he has supervised a global network of freelance writers, authored the newspaper's institutional editorials and was responsible for all news operations in the editor's absence.
Previously, he worked for Phillips Business Information in a variety of positions, including editor of Space Business News and space reporter for Defense Daily. Mr. Ferster earned his undergraduate degree in print journalism from the American University in 1984. He also holds a Master's degree in Security Policy Studies from the George Washington University.