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Robert Long

General Manager

Long coordinates the daily editorial activity across He joined Kiplinger in April 2009 from, where he was executive producer. He led AARP's online evolution, launching companion Web sites for AARP The Magazine and the AARP Bulletin, the world's largest-circulation publications. His background includes stints at pioneering dot-coms and at trade-newsletter publishers United Communications Group and Ragan Communications, where he edited Ragan's Web Content Report, among other titles. Long is a Syracuse University graduate.

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