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 across the state who are affected by public policy through award-winning 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.

Prior to joining the Institute, Austin worked in television content development for WGBH in Boston, risk and execution at PEAK6 Investments in Chicago, and was a former intern at the Illinois Policy Institute.