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Former editor Slate, USNews, Washington Post
Jodie Allen was a managing editor and business editor at U.S. News & World Report where she also wrote a bi-weekly column on the political economy. She came to U.S. News from Slate Magazine, where she was the Washington bureau chief. Before joining Slate she was the editor of Outlook, the Sunday commentary section of the Washington Post. She has also been an editorial writer and business columnist with the Post.