Paul Berger was a staff writer at the Forward from 2011-2016, covering crime and healthcare issues, such as sex abuse, circumcision, and fraud. He is a fluent Russian speaker and has reported from Russia and Ukraine. He also likes digging into historical mysteries.
Before the Forward, Paul was a freelance journalist in New York for eight years and before that, he was a reporter for the Western Morning News in Cornwall, England. His writing has appeared in newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, the (London) Times, the Washington Post, the New York Observer and The Week.
Paul won a Deadline Club Award, in 2011, for news reporting and the Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi Award, in 2012, for investigative reporting.
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