Dennis K. Berman is the Wall Street Journal's deputy bureau chief for Money & Investing, helping oversee the financial coverage in the world's leading business paper. He is author of a bi-weekly column, "The Game," that covers Wall Street.
Mr. Berman launched and oversees a team of bloggers covering deals for the Journal, called "Deal Journal," available at blogs.wsj.com/deals. He appears frequently on CNBC, and serves as a guest host on the network's "Squawk Box" program.
As a reporter, Mr. Berman has broken the news on a string of large deals, including AT&T's purchase of BellSouth, Sprint's purchase of Nextel, and Federated Department Stores' purchase of May Department Stores.
Mr. Berman joined the Journal in 2001 as a telecom reporter and technology columnist. He covered the historic financial collapse and subsequent accounting scandals at companies such as Lucent, Global Crossing and WorldCom. Mr. Berman was one of the Journal reporters who shared in the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in explanatory journalism for a series on corporate scandals.
His work is honored in the 2005 anthology of "Best Newspaper Writing" published by the American Society of Newspaper Editors. A former Staff Editor at BusinessWeek magazine, he began his career at BusinessWeek Online, and was part of the team that won the 2000 National Magazine Award for Excellence in New Media.
In March 2009, Mr. Berman and a team of reporters won the annual contest sponsored by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers in the category of breaking news for articles that ran on September 15, 2008 covering the collapse of Lehman Brothers. The same month the same reportage won the National Headliner Award in the spot news category.
He is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, a guest lecturer on journalism at New York University and a Kentucky Colonel.