Kevin Drew grew up on a tree farm in Oregon and today is based in Washington, D.C., where he works at U.S. News & World Report as the assistant managing editor of international news. He has more than 25 years of experience working in all news media platforms and in the 1990s was an early advocate for news organizations to embrace digital operations. He has worked in small and large U.S. media markets and at major international news organizations, including The International New York Times, CNN International and The Associated Press. Most of Kevin’s career has been devoted to international journalism, and he has spent nearly two decades working and living in Asia and post-communist Europe, as well as traveling to Africa and Latin America. He recently earned a master’s degree in journalism at the University of Missouri, where his research focused on new revenue models for the news industry, and collaboration within news organizations.