Chris Brooks

IHS Markit

Executive Editor and Director, Programming, JOC Events, Maritime & Trade

Chris Brooks is executive editor and director of programming for JOC Events. He oversees programming for the JOC's nine annual conferences and multiple webinars. A 35-year company veteran, Brooks's career has spanned every aspect of the editorial operation, from copy and front-line editing to design, reporting, and managing numerous websites. He was managing editor for The Journal of Commerce and from 2008-2012, and executive editor from 2012-2018, before shifting his attention to the events portfolio, which includes TPM, TPM Asia, Container Trade Europe, the Mexico Trade, and Breakbulk & Project Cargo conferences. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Lock Haven University in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

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