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Stephanie Flanders, born 5 August 1968, is former BBC economics editor.

Stephanie has been a reporter at the New York Times (2001), a speech writer and senior advisor to the US Treasury Secretary (1997-2001), and a Financial Times leader-writer and columnist (1993-7).

She became BBC economics editor in April 2008, replacing Evan Davis who moved over to Radio 4.

She has won numerous awards, including the 2010 Harold Wincott Award for online journalism.

She lives in West London with her partner John Arlidge and have a son, born in 2006, and a daughter, born in 2008.

Stephanie Flanders, who left her post as BBC economics editor to join JPMorgan in 2013, is to lead a new economics desk at Bloomberg. According to a memo from Bloomberg’s editor-in-chief, John Micklethwait, Flanders will join in October to lead what will become a 120-strong…

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