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Manitowoc Minute’s Charlie Berens: Oh My Gosh!
December 1, 2018
“Charlie Berens is an Emmy-winning journalist, comedian, and creator of the Manitowoc Minute. He’s been featured on Fox, CBS, Funny or Die, TBS Digital, Variety, MTV News and more.
Charlie began his career working for MTV News’ Choose or Lose. After that, he worked in front and behind the camera for emerging YouTube news channels. In 2012, Tribune Media tapped Charlie to host the comedic news show Nightcap. In 2013 he won an Emmy for “The Cost of Water” while reporting for KDAF.
In 2014, CBS Sports Network hired Charlie to host the sports gameshow You’re So Money. Also in 2014, PMC (Variety, Deadline) made Charlie the host of their comedy/entertainment news brand @Hollywood. From red carpets to Sundance to SXSW to Coachella, Charlie has interviewed hundreds of celebrities, politicians, actors, and musicians.
In 2016, Charlie turned his attention toward acting and developing his scripted series. He found success at the Just For Laughs Festival where Kevin Hart picked up Co-Anchor Confidential for his LOL comedy platform.
Charlie is regularly featured on Funny or Die. His comedic mashups including “If Jack Dawson Was Really From Wisconsin” have garnered more than 13 million views. Most recently Charlie’s Manitowoc Minute series has received similar success.”