Austin Berg | Director of Content Strategy

Director of Content Strategy


Austin Berg is the Director of Content Strategy for the Illinois Policy Institute. He works to tell the stories of Illinoisans who are affected by public policy through writing, photography and video.

His work has been featured in the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times, and he has appeared on ABC 7 Chicago and WTTW. Austin was the writer of the documentary film “Madigan: Power. Privilege. Politics.” He is the winner of two Lisagor awards for his photojournalism work.

Prior to joining the Institute, Austin worked in television content development for WGBH in Boston and execution analysis at PEAK6 Investments in Chicago. He is a graduate of Tufts University.