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Rebecca Blumenstein is Deputy Editor, Publisher’s Office of the New York Times. Previously, she was Deputy Managing Editor where she is in charge of digital and live news. She was Deputy Editor in Chief of The Wall Street Journal from January 2013 to February 2017. Previously, she was the Journal's Page One Editor, appointed in September 2011, and a deputy managing editor and international editor since December 2009. Rebecca has also served as managing editor of WSJ.com and as the China bureau chief, overseeing the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 2007. Prior to moving to China in the summer of 2005, Rebecca served as chief of the Journal's New York Technology Group. Rebecca joined the Journal in 1995 as a reporter in the Detroit bureau, where she covered General Motors. She began her journalism career at the Tampa Tribune, and then later moved to Gannett Newspapers and Newsday, where she covered breaking news and the New York State legislature. Rebecca holds a Bachelor's degree in economics and social science from the University of Michigan, where she was editor in chief of the Michigan Daily. She is a 2009 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.