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.