Alexandra Suich Bass

US Technology Editor, The Economist


Alexandra Suich Bass is The Economist’s Senior Correspondent for Politics, Technology and Society, covering a range of political and public policy topics. She is based in both Dallas and San Francisco. Previously she spearheaded The Economist’s coverage of technology in America for four years from San Francisco.

Before that Alexandra was the Media Editor, based in London and New York, where she wrote about the television, film, newspaper, music and marketing businesses worldwide. She has also served as The Economist’s Finance Correspondent and wrote about hedge funds, private equity and insurance.

Alexandra started writing for The Economist in 2008 and has also published articles with Slate, the Chronicle of Higher Education, Newsweek International, and the Nation. She was named Britain’s Young Financial Journalist of the Year 2012 by the Wincott Foundation. Alexandra graduated from Yale, where she double-majored in History and African Studies.

She can be reached at alexandrasuichbass [at] economist [dot] com