Tony Berlin and Harris Faulkner didn’t have the best of first introductions. Not only did the due work in separate news outlets that were direct competitors, but they also indirectly competed with each other in the same segment. But the pair were quick to look past their differences and employers and struck up an amazing romance that was converted in marriage the same year. Even though both Tony and Harris worked similar jobs during their early years, Tony left journalism and started working in Public Relations and even established his own company. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Tony Berlin.
Tony Berlin was born in 1968, in Los Angeles, California. His parents divorced when Tony was quite young and he spent most of his early life with his mother and sister. After developing an interest in journalism during his time at Amphitheater High School, Tony decided to enroll at the Poynter Institute. While Tony began working towards a degree in reporting for the first few years, he changed his mind and later enrolled at the Occidental College and started focusing more on political science and graduated with a degree in politics. During his university years, Tony played basketball and was even included in the University local team. Tony continued his education and graduated with a master’s degree from American University in public policy and journalism in 1992.
One of Berlin’s first jobs as a producer came with Cox Broadcasting right after graduation. Over the years, Berlin’s job in broadcasting took him to numerous places including Roanoke, Virginia, Savannah, Georgia, and Dayton, Ohio. Berlin also worked with ABC News during his early years and was well known as the host of Good Morning America. Berlin also worked with both print and TV media including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, and Huffington Post, USA Today, CNBC, and Fox News. While Berlin worked for the DC Bureau of Cox Broadcasting for over 15-years, he decided to change professions later on in his career. In around 2004, Berlin decided to leave journalism and started working on public relations. While he first started working with Padilla Speer Beardsley as a media relations manager, he later moved on to Credit.com and assumed the post of media relations director. After gathering all the experience he needed, Berlin decided to establish his own company. So, In 2011, Berlin established a company under the name of Berlin Media Relations, of which he serves as the president and CEO.
Marriage and family life:
Berlin met Harris Faulkner in 2003. At the time, Berlin and Harris worked in competing media outlets but were quick to look past their initial differences. After a whirlwind of romance, the pair decided to tie the knot in the same year and have been married since 2003. It was after meeting Harris that Berlin decided to change careers. The pair had their first daughter, Bella Berlin, in 2007 and had their second child, Danika Berlin, in 2010. While the girls were baptized in Tubac, Arizona, the family is primarily situated in New Jersey.
How rich is Tony Berlin?
Tony has enjoyed a diverse career first in the field of journalism and later in public relations. However, his financial comings and goings never made it to public records. As of his newscaster wife Harris Faulkner she has an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2020.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Poynter Institute (2002), American University School of Communication, Occidental College