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journalist

Economics Correspondent

at The Washington Post

Heather Long is an economics correspondent at The
Washington Post. She writes about everything from taxes and
trade to truck driving and the Federal Reserve. Her main focus
is on places and people who have been “left behind” in the
economy.
 
Heather is a frequent guest on TV and radio shows and has
moderated high-profile events at the World Economic Forum,
National Press Club and the Albright Institute. She holds a BA
from Wellesley College and master’s degrees in financial
economics and medieval literature from Oxford University,
where she was a Rhodes Scholar. She is vice president of
SABEW (Society for Advancing Business Writing and Editing)
and a past trustee of Wellesley College and Wilson College.

Contact: heather [dot] long [at] washpost.com