Erik reporting ahead of the Democratic debate in Charleston, SC, on Feb 25, 2020.

About Erik Bergin

Mr Bergin is a Swedish journalist working as Foreign News Editor at Svenska Dagbladet, SvD (Swedish Daily News). Erik is the paper’s New York correspondent between 2013 and 2016, covering the U.S. Presidential election, and continues to report on American politics.

Among his recent reporting was the paper’s coverage of the Democratic primary in South Carolina in February 2020, and subsequent reporting on U.S. politics as well as the coronavirus crisis in America and elsewhere. He regularly writes analyzing news stories and features on American politics, many of which are found in Swedish in this section.

He’s been with SvD since 2000, and has held positions as Sub-Editor, Assistant Domestic News Editor, Business News Editor and Reporter.

Erik in an avid amateur photographer and runs a popular Swedish podcast about New York City, New York-podden (The New York Podcast).

Contact him at

Follow Erik on Twitter @erikbergin

More info here.


This site contains Erik’s personal travel blog, an info section about his journalistic work, his photos and videos.

Tips about entertainment, restaurants and activities in New York City can be found in Erik’s guide to the NYC.

Check out in English, translated by Google, here.