Bloomberg journalist Bjerga hired by milk producers
Alan Bjerga, a reporter at Bloomnberg for the past 12 years, has been hired by the National Milk Producers Federation as senior vice president of communication.
Bjerga spent 12 years at Bloomberg as its lead writer on national farm policy issues, covering high-visibility topics like the Farm Bill, agricultural trade policy and rural economics.
His book on global hunger and food security, “Endless Appetites,” was published in 2011. He has also been co-host of co-host of “Politics, Policy and Power,” a public-affairs program on Bloomberg Radio.
In addition to his media work, Bjerga is an adjunct instructor at Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies. Bjerga is a past president of the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., and the North American Agricultural Journalists.
“My work has long been focused on the well-being of rural communities, many of which depend on dairy,” Bjerga said in a statement. “It’s an honor to have this opportunity to serve farmers and their families in a new and compelling way.”