Stephanie Slade is managing editor at Reason magazine and a contributing writer at America magazine. In 2016, she was selected to the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship. In 2013, she was named a finalist for the Bastiat Prize for Journalism. Previously, she worked as a pollster, a speechwriter, and a regular contributor to U.S. News and World Report. She's a proud graduate of the University of Florida, where she studied economics.