Jeff Hayden was the Editor in Chief of Finance & Development magazine and of the IMF News online news report. He manages an IMF team that crafts articles, videos, podcasts, and other digital content on the global economy and the IMF. Prior to his Editor-in-Chief role, Jeff ran the IMF’s website for six years. He has extensive experience in communications—including newspaper journalism, book publishing, internal (corporate) communications, social media, and media relations; a passion for working with a diverse global audience, and a commitment to making complex, technical economic issues accessible to a broad public audience. He has earned degrees from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and from American University in Washington, D.C.