SEEKING INSIGHT FROM LEADERS IN OUR FIELDS

Produced by the Junior Board of the Chicago/Midwest Chapter
of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Episode 6: Mike Berman

Sports Anchor

interviewed by

Sam Brief

Producer

A Chicagoland native and lifelong sports nut, Mike Berman has finally returned home to report on sports in his hometown. After covering sports in cities like Austin and Indianapolis, the generous and thoughtful Berman reports on all of Chicago’s major athletics happenings and has covered events like the Super Bowl and World Series. Berman chats with producer Sam Brief about his journey to his dream job and what lessons he’s gleaned along the road.

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Rebekah Cowing

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Aliyah Muhammad

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Carmen Vincent

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Anthony Landahl

Producer & Editor

Melyssa Guzman

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Tiyen Simmons

Producer & Editor

Nihar Gagneja

Producer & Editor

Larry Larson

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Producer & Editor

Mikey Boyd

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