American Society of Magazine Editors

Stephanie Mehta

Deputy Editor

Vanity Fair

Stephanie Mehta is a deputy editor at Vanity Fair. She most recently served as editor of Bloomberg LIVE, the conference division of Bloomberg Media. She spent 14 years at FORTUNE, and rose to the position of deputy editor. She helped set the overall direction of the magazine, with a special focus in technology, international news and policy coverage. She helped reinvent Fortune’s annual Brainstorm Tech conference, and spearheaded the international expansion of the title’s Most Powerful Women summit. Mehta joined FORTUNE in 2000 from The Wall Street Journal, where she was an assistant news editor, reporting and editing technology stories. Prior to joining the Journal, she worked as a business reporter for the Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Virginia. She received a B.S. in English and an M.S. in journalism from Northwestern University. A Chicago-area native, she now lives with her husband and two daughters in Scarsdale, New York.