Tom Johnston Tom Johnston Managing Editor

Tom Johnston has four Jesse H. Neal Awards to his credit for contributions to Meatingplace, in addition to two (regional, national) awards from the American Society of Business Publications Editors. Johnston manages production of Meatingplace, serves as a lead news writer for Meatingplace’s twice-daily newsletter and a lead features writer for the magazine. “The industry relates to so many layers of everyday life. It’s not just that the industry provides a vital food source that most of us eat each day; it’s that the people, the places, the processes, the science and even the politics that go into producing that food source is a nonstop educational experience.”