Heather Stewart

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Heather Stewart (born 28 September 1976)[1] is a British journalist, the joint Political Editor of The Guardian, and the former Economics (Business) Editor of The Observer.

Early life[edit]

She studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Magdalen College, Oxford from 1995 to 1998. From 1998 to 2000 she completed a BPhil in Philosophy. She joined HM Treasury in 2000 as a researcher.


In 2001, she joined The Guardian as a junior reporter, later becoming Business Editor at The Observer, then its Economics Editor. In January 2016 she became joint Political Editor of The Guardian.[2]


  1. ^ "Heather STEWART - Personal Appointments (free information from Companies House)". beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. Retrieved 2016-12-05. 
  2. ^ "Nerds and bank lock-ins: things I'll miss about the numbers game". The Observer. 3 January 2016. Retrieved 5 December 2016. 

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Preceded by
Patrick Wintour
Joint Political Editor of The Guardian
January 2016 –
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Economics Editor of The Observer
– December 2015
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Business Editor of The Observer
Succeeded by