Jane Sasseen is Washington bureau chief for BusinessWeek. Previously, she was a national correspondent, responsible for investigative projects, and a senior editor, overseeing the News Analysis & Commentary section. From February, 1997, through December, 1999, she was responsible for BusinessWeek's coverage of corporate strategies. Sasseen joined BusinessWeek in 1985 as a staff editor from Forbes. She left BusinessWeek in 1986 and became a freelance journalist in Paris. In 1989, she joined International Management magazine. Sasseen rejoined BusinessWeek in February, 1995. Sasseen received the 1997 Gerald Loeb Award for financial journalism and the National Women's Political Caucus 1997 Exceptional Merit Media Award. Sasseen is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley.