FT journalists

Profiles of Financial Times (FT) journalists available for interviews, conferences and speaking opportunities.

Arranging an interview

To organise an interview with an FT journalist in the US, please contact:

Rachel Taube
T: (+1) 917-551-5092
E: rachel.taube@ft.com

Demetri Sevastopulo, Washington Bureau Chief

Demetri is Washington bureau chief, leading the FT’s coverage of US politics and policy. After joining the FT in 2002, Demetri covered Washington for seven years in various roles and spent five years in Hong Kong as the FT’s Asia news editor and South China correspondent. Most recently, he was US political correspondent.

Rana Foroohar, Global business columnist and associate editor

Rana Foroohar writes a weekly column on business and politics, and is based in FT’s New York office.

Tom Braithwaite, Lex Column

Tom Braithwaite joined the FT in 2005 and works on the Lex Team in San Francisco, covering tech and finance. He formerly led the US financial services team, covering the biggest Wall Street firms.

Ed Crooks, US Industry and Energy Editor

In addition to leading the FT’s coverage of the US industrials sector, Ed Crooks writes about global energy companies, issues and trends.

Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor

Gillian Tett leads the FT’s editorial operations in the region across all platforms. She writes weekly columns for the Financial Times, covering a range of economic, financial, political and social issues throughout the globe. Tett’s past roles at the FT have included US managing editor (2010-2012), assistant editor, capital markets editor, deputy editor of the Lex column, Tokyo bureau chief, and a reporter in Russia and Brussels.

Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, US News Editor

Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson is the US News Editor for the Financial Times, responsible for coordinating the FT’s daily Americas news coverage globally. He is based in New York.

John Authers, Senior Investment Columnist

John Authers is responsible for the weekly Long View and other columns on markets and investment. He also presents a daily video series for FT.com.

Edward Luce, Commentator

Edward writes a weekly column on US politics, economy and foreign policy. Previously, Luce served as the FT’s Washington bureau chief, leading coverage of American politics and managing the DC-based team of reporters. He has also worked as the FT’s South Asia bureau chief in New Delhi, capital markets editor in London, and as the Philippines correspondent.

Matthew Garrahan, Global Media Editor

Matthew Garrahan oversees coverage of the media, marketing and entertainment industries. He is based in New York.

Richard Waters, West Coast Bureau Chief

Leading the FT’s coverage on the West Coast, Richard Waters can speak on venture capital and the Silicon Valley business environment, green technology companies, internet search and online ads, software and other technology companies such as Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Sun.


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