Tom Bergin

Tom BerginTom Bergin started his film career installing camera mounts in helicopters. Not long after, he began recording audio for CBS News, specializing in fast-moving, documentary-style journalism. Capturing sound while solving problems was paramount.

Tom says he became a soundman “to mic people and turn knobs in the pursuit of spreading knowledge”.

He has worked on many documentary features, including An Inconvenient Truth and My Architect, as well as various projects for Public Policy Productions and Maysles Films. He traveled the world to record Not My Life (on human slavery) and A Closer Walk (on AIDS).

At Thaler Pekar & Partners, Tom oversees video production and technical services, communicating with crews throughout the world and ensuring consistency of quality.

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Upcoming Events & Appearances

October 31, 2018
Waggl webinar

October 10-12, 2018
Communications Network, San Francisco

June 21 & 22, 2018
Inspirefest, Dublin

June 11, 2018
Biodiversity Funders Group, Kona, HI

June 7, 2018
Your Solution Story Matters, North Dakota Association of Nonprofit Organizations

April 12, 2018
Persuasive Speaking & Storytelling, Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers the State University of NJ

March 22-25, 2018
Palliative Care Advanced Narrative Medicine Workshop, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, NYC

March 20, 2018
Finding, Developing & Sharing Your Success Story, Foundation for Jewish Camp, Baltimore

March 16, 2018
How to Write an OpEd, Institute for Advanced Study

February 15, 2018
How to Write an OpEd, Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers the State University of NJ

February 6-9, 2018
FRANK conference, FL

January 18, 2018
Montefiore Medical Center ObGYN Advocacy Track

January 11 & 12, 2018
Grass Foundation, Los Angeles

November 1, 2017
Staff Retreat: Communication & Story Exploration, NYC Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Tobacco Control

October 27, 2017
Storytelling is Only Half the Story, public program, NYC

September 27-29, 2017
Communications Network Conference

September 26, 2017
"The Corporate Communication Function and Social Responsibility", Emerson College, Boston

September 18 & 19, 2017
Oral History Collection, Ireland

September 13, 2017
Storytelling is Only Half the Story: The Value of Narrative Enquiry, Dublin, Ireland

August 16, 2017
NationSwell Council round table, Storytelling for Change, NYC

July 25, 2017
What is Story & Why it Matters to You & Your Clients, public affairs firm, Washington, DC

June 22-25, 2017
Images & Voices of Hope Media Summit

June 22 & 23, 2017
Narrative Team Building Retreat, international nonprofit

June 5, 2017
The Welcome Conference

May 22 & 23, 2017
Communicating Meaning: The Crucial Role of a Leader, public program, NYC

Week of April 24, 2017
Oral History Collection, Bermuda

April 12, 2017
Narrative Leadership Program,
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