Anne McElvoy

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Area of interest: Politics

Journals/Organisation: The Economist | Evening Standard

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Website: Standard.co / Anne McElvoy | http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/anne-mcelvoy

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Networks: https://twitter.com/#!/annemcelvoy

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About: http://www.economist.com/mediadirectory/anne-mcelvoy

Education: Oxford University: German and Philosophy (first class honours); Humboldt University, Berlin: East German literature and effects of censorship

Career: "Joined The Times as a graduate trainee in 1988 and became a foreign correspondent, reporting on the fall of the Berlin Wall, the unification of Germany, break up of Yugoslavia and as bureau chief from Moscow in the early nineties. In 1996 she became Deputy Editor of The Spectator, also working as a columnist on the Daily Telegraph, writing on domestic politics and international affairs. She moved to The Independent in 1998 as Associate Editor. Joined the Evening Standard as Executive Editor in 2002." [1] In 2011 she joined the Economist

Current position/role: Evening Standard: columnist; Economist: public policy editor

  • also writes/written for: Daily Mail, The Scotsman

Other roles/Main role: Presenter on BBC Radio 3's Night Waves

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Broadcast media: Regular presenter on Radio 3’s Night Waves arts and ideas magazine; other regular appearances, incl. BBC's Newsnight review and Question Time

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  • The saddled cow : East Germany's life and legacy OCLC 26252990, 1992
  • Man without a face : the autobiography of communism's greater spymaster OCLC 78476030, 1997 (with Markus Wolf, who was head of the General Intelligence Administration (Hauptverwaltung Aufklärung), the foreign intelligence division of East Germany's Ministry for State Security)

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Website: http://www.standard.co.uk/biography/anne-mcelvoy

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