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 producer on BuzzFeed's new live morning show, 'AM to DM,' airing on Twitter, as well as a a writer covering queer and women's issues for an array of publications, including NBC News, Bustle, Cosmopolitan, INTO, ATTN, GO Magazine and Teen Vogue. Alex regularly reports on topics like reproductive rights, LGBTQ visibility and culture, profiles up-and-coming candidates for office, and provides on-air commentary on SiriusXM.

Before joining BuzzFeed, 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. Previously, she produced and shot videos on politics and entertainment at The Daily Beast. Through the course of her decade-long career writing, hosting and producing, Alex has interviewed numerous news makers and celebrities, from senators and representatives to Disney stars and punk rockers.

As a leading bisexual and LGBTQ voice, Alex has been featured on 'The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore' 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. Alex holds an M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. from Cornell University. In her free time, she skates with Gotham Girls Roller Derby 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.