Brigid Bergin is the City Hall reporter for WNYC. She covers city politics, including the upcoming mayoral race. She’s also traveled to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to report on the trial of the five men accused of plotting the September 11th terror attacks.
Her work has been featured on NPR, Marketplace, the BBC, The Takeaway, and KPCC. Previously she worked as the station’s general assignment reporter, filing for both WNYC and NPR and has covered a range of stories including Occupy Wall Street, the 2012 Elections, and the aftermath of the massacre in Newtown, CT.
Brigid has a passion for breaking news and served as WNYC’s first Breaking News Producer. In that role, she directed on-air coverage for major breaking news events like the death of Osama Bin Laden and Hurricanes Irene and Sandy. She also managed WNYC’s dynamic morning team. She earned her Master's degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Before becoming a journalist, Brigid spent more than eight years at JPMorganChase as a communications manager.
Brigid Bergin appears in the following:
Friday, July 30, 2010
It's peak season for severe summer weather. Just this week, the National Weather Service says a tornado tore through a half-mile stretch in the North Riverdale section of the Bronx, touching down along the property of the Hebrew Home for the Aged just west of Palisade Avenue on the east bank of the Hudson River.
Monday, January 25, 2010
The financially troubled owners of the Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village say they are turning the Manhattan apartment complexes over to their creditors.