John Kingston is the Executive Editor of Freightwaves, and the head of community engagement for the affiliated Blockchain in Transport Alliance. As executive editor, Kingston leads the editorial team that has made the Freightwaves news website the most trafficked in the trucking and transport industry. As head of community engagement for BiTA, he works with interested groups learning about blockchain technology and how it will impact their markets.
He joined Freightwaves after a more than 32-year career with McGraw Hil/S&P Global, most of it spent at Platts, an energy news and pricing service. In his almost 30 years at Platts, he filled many roles including Head of Oil and Head of News.
He also was a frequent commentator on oil markets on CNBC, Fox Business and other media outlets. In his final three years at the company, he held several positions, including creating the company’s blockchain task force to help S&P Global steer its way into the blockchain world.
John is a graduate of Washington & Lee University.