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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 The
Washington 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 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 on the board of
SABEW (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 career
at The Patriot-

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