Thomas Berger is the communications coordinator at R.K. Black, Inc., an Oklahoma City-based technology company, where for more than four years he has been a one-man team of digital marketing, internal and external communications and social media specialists.
Prior to R.K. Black, he worked for ten years as a journalist, starting out as a staff writer for two newspapers in North Carolina, then working for three papers in northeastern Oklahoma and finally finishing his journalism career as a multimedia journalist for KJRH Channel 2 in Tulsa. There he reported for and ran a hyper-local news website, BartlesvilleLIVE.com, before being transferred to covering news in Tulsa’s surrounding areas for the television station's online “Community” news section.
Born in the Netherlands and having lived in multiple countries and a number of states, Thomas moved from North Carolina to Oklahoma eight years ago, where he met his wife and now lives in her hometown of Edmond. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English with a journalism concentration from Western Carolina University where he also minored in photography. He currently serves on the board of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Central Oklahoma chapter as the VP Professional Development after serving for two years as the VP Communications.
In his spare time, Thomas enjoys photography, writing, hiking, backpacking, camping, traveling, learning languages, gardening and being a handyman.
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