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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 today’s 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 serves on the board of SABEW (Society for Advancing Business Writing and Editing) and is a past trustee of Wellesley College and Wilson College.

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