Brian Berger is SpaceNews editor-in-chief, responsible for all SpaceNews editorial products, including SpaceNews.com and the biweekly magazine.

He joined SpaceNews in 1998, spending his first decade with the publication covering NASA. His reporting on the 2003 Space Shuttle Columbia accident was recognized with an Online News Association award for breaking news.

He was named senior staff writer in 2004, a position he held until becoming SpaceNews deputy editor in 2008. 

Brian earned a bachelor's degree in magazine production and editing from Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. 

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  • Executives from the world's leading satellite manufacturers discussed the challenges and opportunities they are facing at World Satellite Business Week in Paris. Credit: SpaceNews/Brian Berger
    World Satellite Business Week 2017

    Are GEO satellite orders still a good measure of industry health?

    For the world’s leading satellite manufacturers, 2017 has been a rather disappointing year so far. Just four contracts have been signed this year for large geostationary communications satellites — the traditional bread-and-butter of the commercial satellite industry and a big drop from the 10-15 orders the likes of Airbus, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Orbital ATK, Space Systems Loral and Thales Alenia Space expected to be fighting for this year.