NYU Washington, DC hosted Behind the Curtain: An Insider's View of Jay Leno's Tonight Show author Dave Berg, as he spoke with Prof. Seth Borenstein about late night, comedy, pop culture, Hollywood, news vs. entertainment, and more.
Dave is a writer and a columnist and was a co-producer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Jay Leno Show, where he also appeared in numerous comedy sketches. He was a producer for The O'Reilly Factor, a writer for NBC News and the Los Angeles bureau chief for CNBC. He has written for USA Today, The Huffington Post, Reader's Digest, National Review, Christianity Today, The Washington Times, The Daily Caller and Crisis Magazine. He has a BA in political science from Northwestern University and an MS in journalism from Kansas State University.