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Susan Berger
Freelance journalist

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 17-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.