Mary Bergin

Midwest travel, regional foods, German heritage and environmental sustainability are Mary Bergin’s writing specialties. The lifelong professional journalist boasts decades of newspaper work as an editor and reporter. Her weekly, syndicated and award-winning “Roads Traveled” columns began in 2002. The Chicago Tribune frequently publishes Mary’s work in its travel section. Her freelance work is a featured case study in the college textbook “Travel Journalism: On the Road with Serious Intent” by Professor John Greenman at the University of Georgia. Mary is a Wisconsin native and lives in Madison. She is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers and Midwest Travel Writers Association.

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