Benét J. Wilson is the founder and editor-in-chief of Aviation Queen LLC, an aviation/travel writing, multimedia and consulting business. She is also the Air Travel Expert for About.com and Senior Business Editor of Airport Business magazine. Other clients include USA TODAY’s Today in the Sky blog, AirwaysNews.com, Airports Council International-North America’s Centerlines magazine, Jetrader magazine, Airport World magazine, the Airline Passenger Experience magazine, Aviation International News, the Runway Girl Network, Tnooz, NewsCred and Arizona State University’s Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism website.
Wilson has also worked for various aviation trade publications including AirwaysNews.com, AOPA Pilot magazine, The Weekly of Business Aviation, Aviation Daily, Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine and Commuter/Regional Airline News. She also spent five years in senior corporate communications positions at Delta Air Lines, Mesa Air Group, Rolls-Royce North America and the Regional Airline Association.
She is chair of ONA’s Diversity Committee and serves on the Membership, International and Fundraising committees. She served as chair of the National Association of Black Journalists’ Convention Program Committee in 2012 and 2013. She is also vice president of education for NABJ’s Digital Journalism Task Force, which keeps members informed about the latest tools, trends and technology in the online space. She is also a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the Asian American Journalists Association.
Poynter teaching event: Poynter-NABJ Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media, Dec. 3-8.
Past Poynter teaching: Poynter-NABJ Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media, Dec. 3-8, 2016