Joseph Weber is chief of correspondents for BusinessWeek, based in Chicago. He also serves as Chicago bureau manager. Weber joined BusinessWeek in June 1987 as a correspondent in Dallas. He served as Philadelphia bureau manager from January 1988 until August 1997. He then managed Canadian coverage from Toronto until December 1999. Among his awards are an Excellence in Financial Journalism Award from the New York State Society of CPAs, two Peter Lisagor Awards from the Headline Club of Chicago, and a Distinguished Editorial Achievement Award from McGraw-Hill. Weber is a graduate of Rutgers University and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.