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About Me
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Columnist & Editorial Writer
at The Washington Post

Heather Long is a columnist and editorial writer at TheWashington Post. Her main focus is the economy,especially the places and people who have been “left behind." Heather is a frequent guest on TV and radio shows and hasmoderated high-profile events at the World Economic Forum,National Press Club and the Albright Institute. She holds a BAfrom Wellesley College and master’s degrees in financialeconomics and Medieval literature from Oxford University,where she was a Rhodes Scholar. She is on the board ofSABEW (Society for Advancing Business Writing and Editing)and a past trustee of Wellesley College and Wilson College.​Contact: heather [dot] long [at]​Raised in Pennsylvania, Heather started her journalism careerat The Patriot-News in Harrisbu

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