FT journalists

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

Alec Russell, FT Weekend Editor

Alec was previously the FT’s news editor, comment and analysis editor, world news editor and the Johannesburg bureau chief. He has covered 9-11 attacks and the War in Iraq as well as the end of Apartheid. Russell was stationed in Bucharest from the Romanian revolution until 1993, covering the Croatian and Bosnian wars and the fall of the Soviet Union.

Jane Owen, House and Home editor

Jane Owen was appointed editor of FT House and Home in June 2010 shortly after winning a gold medal at the Chelsea Flower Show for her rainforest garden. Over the years Jane has written several books, presented prime time TV including BBC2’s Gardens Through Time and Time Team’s live broadcast from Buckingham Palace.

Tom Robbins, Travel Editor

Tom has been travel editor since June 2010 and covers all aspects of travel, with a particular interest in winter sports.


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