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The Economist senior podcast editor Gittleson departing

November 18, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Kim Gittleson

Kim Gittleson, the senior editor for podcasts at The Economist, is leaving to join Prologue Projects.

Gittleson is the co-editor of “The Intelligence,” The Economist’s daily current affairs podcast. She previously worked as a podcast host at the Wall Street Journal.

Previously, Gittleson was with BBC News where she first served as a New York business correspondent and then as a senior journalist. Gittleson also worked as a business development MBA intern at Gimlet Media. She also held the posts of producer and business reporter at Freakonomics and BBC News, respectively. Additionally, she served as a contributing producer at WNYC Radio and also as a blogger at Chalkbeat.

Gittleson has also interned at Slate magazine and was a Fulbright fellow at the U.S. Department of State.

She holds an MS and MBA from Columbia where she was a Knight-Bagehot and Wiegers fellow. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University.

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