Meet the Editor

Michael Berman

Editor Michael Berman
Tech Blogger, The Huffington Post
Brookfield, CT
  • English

About Michael

  • More than 40 years of experience as an editor for several newspapers and online publications.
  • More than 20 years of experience covering shipping, world trade and risk management and liability insurance issues.
  • Worked with many foreign dignitaries and consulates on special sections covering shipping and trade in their countries including China, Russia and other countries throughout South America, Europe and Asia.
  • Write a blog covering "tech" consumer items including computers (and peripherals), electronics and audio equipment.
  • Ran newsrooms for two daily newspapers, which included editing, fact checking and layout of publications.

Experience

Copy Editor • The Hartford Courant
Jul, 1967 — Jul, 1969

Edited articles from reporters and freelancers.

Editor/Copy Editor • The Norwich Bulletin
Jan, 1970 — May, 1980

Edited articles submitted by reporters and freelancers, assigned articles, worked with photographers, laid out several pages per night, covered arts and entertainment, worked international, national and Sunday wire desks.

Special sections Editor; Copy Editor; Tech Columnist • The Journal of Commerce
Jun, 1980 — Jun, 2000

Edited and laid out 75 special sections per year covering shipping, world trade and insurance; worked on copy desk editing copy from reporters and freelancers; laid out various pages of daily newspaper and weekly magazine, wrote bi-weekly tech column covering consumer technology which was distributed to more than 450 newspapers by the Scripps Howard News Service.

Night Editor/ Managing Editor • The Middletown Press
Jul, 2001 — Jul, 2003

Assigned and edited articles working with a small staff of reporters and photographers.

Tech Blogger • Scripps Howard News Service
May, 2000 — Present

Write periodic tech blog covering technical consumer items ranging from computers to amplifiers.

Writer/Editor • Writers Research Group
Sep, 2008 — Present

Edit and write articles for a wide range of clients with an emphasis on search engine optimization using specific keyword placement.

Education

Franklin Pierce University
BA, English/Journalism, 1967

Academic Honors

New Hampshire Writers' Conference Scholarship; Honorary member of the American Poetry Society