Warren Berger is an award-winning journalist and author who has published more than 100 features and cover stories for leading magazines such as The New York Times Magazine, Wired, Gentlemen’s Quarterly (GQ), Reader’s Digest, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, Business 2.0, and New York magazine. His work for Wired magazine was featured in the anthology book titled “Best Business Stories of the Year,” published in 2001 by Random House.
Berger is author of Advertising Today (Phaidon, 2001), which was named one of the “Best Books of 2001” by Barnes & Noble. In 2005, the Independent of London named Advertising Today one of the 50 all-time best books about media. Berger is also co-author of the book No Opportunity Wasted (Rodale, 2004), featured on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in 2005. His book, Hoopla, about controversial new techniques in advertising, was published by Powerhouse Books in January 2007. He also co-authored Nextville with Barbara Corcoran, published in April 2008 by Hachette's Springboard Press. And his next book is Glimmer, a book about the power of design to transform the world, publishing in October 2009 from Penguin Press.
Throughout his career, Berger has been a leading journalist on the subjects of advertising and design. His writing about design has appeared on the front page of the New York Times Sunday Styles section, and his articles have also appeared regularly in the Sunday Arts & Leisure section of the Times. He has been a longtime contributing editor at the international design magazines Communication Arts, Graphis, and Metropolis. His writing on advertising and design also appears on The Huffington Post, where he is one of the featured bloggers.
He has appeared on television as a guest commentator on NBC’s Today Show with Katie Couric, as well as on CNN and ABC World News. On radio, he has been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered, as well as Studio 360 and many other radio programs and podcasts. Berger is also the founder and editor-at-large of One, an acclaimed national magazine that focuses on advertising and design.