WRITER, host, producer

 

Alex Berg is a writer, host and video producer specializing in national news, feminism/LGBTQ issues and pop culture.

Alex is currently a writer covering news, queer and women's issues for an array of publications, including NBC News, Bustle, ATTN, GO Magazine and Teen Vogue. She regularly covers topics like reproductive rights, LGBTQ visibility and culture and profiles up-and-coming candidates for office. You can hear Alex on SiriusXM, where she provides on-air commentary on politics and culture. Alex covered the 2016 campaign for HuffPost Video, anchoring live and taped segments at campaign events, the DNC and the Inauguration. Through the course of her decade-long career writing, hosting and producing, Alex has interviewed numerous news makers and celebrities, from senators and presidential candidates to Disney stars and punk rockers.

Previously, Alex was a producer and on-air talent for four and a half years at The Huffington Post, where she hosted live and shortform video coverage of the election, and anchored interviews with a range of public figures, from actor Alan Cumming to Green Party candidate Jill Stein to rapper Mykki Blanco.  As a leading bisexual and LGBTQ voice, Alex has been featured on 'The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore,' SiriusXM and Fusion, and her work has additionally appeared in the New York Times and the Washington Post. In 2014, her coverage of the Bisexual White House Summit was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award.

Before HuffPost Video, Alex was a producer and guest host at HuffPost Live, where she produced segments on similar topics, including a seven-part series on campus sexual assault featuring President Obama's Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett and former Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano. Before joining HuffPost Live, Alex shot and produced shortform videos on the 2012 campaign trail and covered politics and entertainment for Beast TV at The Daily Beast. In her free time, Alex plays roller derby with the Gotham Girls and facilitates writing workshops at Girls Write Now.

Commentary & Speaking

Alex Berg is available to provide commentary on-air and in print. She can also moderate panels, speaking engagements and conduct workshops at high schools, universities and businesses. Alex has moderated and emceed events for ClexaCon, Deutsche Bank, LGBT Marketing Advertising & Technology Week, Coming Out, the LGBT DNC Debate and at the Brooklyn Museum.

Contact

To book Alex Berg, email alexnessaberg@gmail.com.

Follow her spirited (and perhaps a little too unfiltered) thoughts on Twitter at @AlexfromPhilly.