Susan Berger is a freelance journalist in Chicago and writes frequently for the Chicago Tribune and Washington Post. She also has written for the New York Times, Health Magazine, National Post, and CBC . She was a 2016 finalist for a Spotlight Investigative Journalism Fellowship/ Boston Globe . She covered the 2010 trial of former Governor Rod Blagojevich and is the author of a blog about Blagojevich and provided live updates via Twitter (Msjournalist). She also covered the Conrad Black Trial in 2007 for CBC writing a column "From the Inside: A Spectator's View of the Week's Courtroom Happenings" and also reported for CBC Radio and TV and Agence France-Presse. She is the author of a blog about Conrad Black.
Ms. Berger has also freelanced for CBS News/The Early Show in NY and appeared on WGN-TV from the Chicago Tribune newsroom reporting on Chicago Tribune stories. She has also been a guest on WTTW-TV Chicago Tonight and WTTW-TV Week in Review. She also is a regular guest lecturer at DePaul University in Chicago where talks to graduate level journalism students about Twitter and reporting.
Ms. Berger, a 20-year breast cancer survivor, is a member of the prestigious American Society of Journalists and Authors.
You can follow her on Twitter (@MsJournalist)
Ms Berger is working on a memoir "My Life on Deadline" about how cancer afforded her the opportunity to change careers and pursue her dream job as a journalist.