Matthew Berger

Political Journalist


M.A., Security Policy, The George Washington University

B.A., Political Communication, The George Washington University


  • Covered Washington politics as a journalist for more than a decade
  • NBC News and National Journal campaign reporter during 2008 presidential election traveling with Rudy Giuliani, Mike Huckabee, and Sarah Palin
  • Covered homeland security for Congressional Quarterly
  • Articles have appeared in Washington Post magazine, The Forward, and Politico


Matthew E. Berger is a former writer for ThoughtCo. He covered homeland security for Congressional Quarterly and the 2004 presidential election for JTA. He is work can be found in  numerous newspapers, websites, and magazines, including Politico, Washington Post magazine, and The Forward. He was a presidential campaign reporter for NBC News and the National Journal in 2008. Currently, he is a vice president of communications at Hillel International, the foundation for Jewish Campus Life. 


He holds a master's degree in national security policy and a bachelor's degree in political communication from George Washington University. 

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