Thomas E. Weber

Tom Weber is a contributing editor at TIME. He is a past executive editor of TIME, where he directed the magazine’s longform journalism, as well as a former managing editor of Newsweek. As a technology reporter at The Wall Street Journal, Weber was named the paper’s first Internet columnist in 1999. He went on to become a bureau chief and a founding editor of the Journal’s Saturday edition.

A native of Michigan, Weber began his career covering local news and politics at the Daily Item of Clinton, Mass. He has taught journalism as a Ferris Professor at Princeton University and as director of the magazine program at New York University’s Summer Publishing Institute. Weber is a graduate of Princeton University. He serves as president of the board of trustees for The Daily Princetonian, the nonprofit independent student newspaper.