Miriam Berg, PhD, is an assistant professor in the journalism program at Northwestern University in Qatar. Her research focuses on Arab audiences and their viewing habits, the influence of Turkish media in foreign markets, and Turkey's growing role in international politics. In addition to her doctorate obtained from Westminster University in London, she also holds a bachelor’s degree in communication and audio visual production and a master’s degree in communication management.

Berg has previously worked as a news director at Al Jazeera English in Doha, Qatar and for Bloomberg News in London. At NU-Q, she teaches television production and presentation, documentary production, and serves as the faculty adviser for student television.