Erik doing TV reporting at the Democratic primary debate in Charleston, SC, on Feb 25, 2020.

About Erik Bergin

Erik Bergin is a Swedish journalist and author currently working as Foreign News Editor at Sweden’s second largest national newspaper Svenska Dagbladet, SvD (The Swedish Daily News).

Mr Bergin was the paper’s U.S. Correspondent from 2013 to 2017, based in New York, covering American politics and business, including the 2016 and 2020 election campaigns. He reports regularly on American politics and major news stories.

Among his recent reporting was the paper’s coverage of the Democratic primary in South Carolina in February 2020. He has also reported on the 2022 midterms, the coronavirus pandemic in America and elsewhere, and the Russian war in Ukraine.

He regularly produces analyzing news stories and features on American politics and business, many of which can be found in Swedish in here .

Mr Bergin has been with SvD since 2000, and has held positions as Sub-Editor, Reporter, Assistant Domestic News Editor, Business News Editor, Foreign News Editor, and Foreign Correspondent.

He is an avid amateur photographer and has run a popular Swedish podcast about New York City, New York-podden (The New York Podcast), since 2016.

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.