Joseph R. Weber
3814 10th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20011


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The Washington Times,Washington, D.C.

  • Congressional reporter — April 2010
  • Continuous news editor — March 2009
  • Metro editor — February 2006
  • Deputy Metro editor — January 2004
  • Assistant Metro editor — October 2002

Write about national politics and the mid-term elections. As continuous news editor, was responsible for increasing traffic to the Times’ website through such strategies as developing a breaking-news team and presenting stories on multiple platforms. Led the Metro desk's team of reporters through six state assemblies and such major stories as the Supreme Court case on D.C. handguns, the inauguration.

Promoted three times in seven years.

Gannett Co., McLean, Va.

  • City editor/Salisbury (Md.) Daily Times — September 1998 – October 2002
  • Editor/Ocean Pines Compass — August 1997 – August 1998

Ran the newsroom, from developing the daily report and young reporters to planning in-depth coverage and long-term market strategies.

CD Publications, Silver Spring, Md.

  • Reporter/editor — May 1996 – October 1996

Covered health-care issues on Capitol Hill, at the White House and in such federal agencies as the FDA and HUD.


  • University of Maryland, College Park, Md., Bachelor of Arts, English literature, 1985
  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., Masters in writing, 1990 —


  • Correspondent: including the Baltimore Sun and the Raleigh News & Observer
  • Adjunct professor: Salisbury University and the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism
  • TV and radio: C-Span, Canal Plus, KUSI-TV9 and CBS News Radio


  • Available upon request