Leslie C. Stone is an award-winning writer, editor, and journalist with more than two decades of experience covering business, finance, real estate, and lifestyle issues for newspapers, magazines, and online publications. During her career, she has interviewed a variety of newsmakers, politicians, authors, and celebrities, including CNN’s Erin Burnett, Fox Business Network’s Stuart Varney, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hedrick Smith, actress Janine Turner, illusionist Penn Jillette, and 2012 Presidential Candidate Herman Cain.
Leslie previously worked on the editorial staff of Opportunist magazine, Florida Realtor (official publication of Florida Realtors®), Stockbroker Magazine, Personal Investing News, The Sound Money Investor and International Money & Politics. Prior to entering the publishing world, Leslie worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a number of years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Central Florida.