Berman came to CNN from National Journal , where he was assistant managing editor. Previously, he was White House editor at POLITICO , and helmed money and politics coverage. He was also the founding editor of POLITICO Pro Energy. Prior to his time at POLITICO, Berman served as Environment & Energy Daily, Land Letter and as a senior reporter at Greenwire . 
He first appeared on CNN Digital in 1996 as part of the Children's Express news team covering the Republican National Convention.