Joe Innace is editorial director of Metals at Platts, responsible for global content and coverage of news and pricing.
He joined Platts in the fall of 2006 as part of a steel-market initiative to develop benchmark pricing, news coverage and editorial products. Steel Markets Daily was launched January 29, 2007. Joe served as its chief editor and was appointed editorial director for steel/metals after Platts acquired Steel Business Briefing in July 2011.
Prior to joining Platts, Joe was managing director at World Steel Dynamics, where he researched and wrote many of the company's key steel-sector studies. He has been involved in steel since 1979, covering the industry and its markets as a business journalist-initially with 33 Metal Producing magazine, which was owned by The McGraw-Hill Companies at the time.
Joe is a winner of a Jesse H. Neal national award for excellence in reporting from the American Business Press (1983). He is also a McGraw-Hill Corporate Achievement award recipient (2010).
Over the years, Joe's work has also appeared in publications including Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, Nation's Business, USA Today and others.