Author Profile
Knute Berger

Knute BergerEditor-at-large

Knute “Mossback” Berger is Crosscut's Editor-at-Large and host of the Mossback’s Northwest TV series on KCTS 9. He writes about politics and regional heritage. Previously he served as Editor-in-Chief of Seattle Weekly, Editor & Publisher of Eastsideweek, and as Managing Editor of Washington Magazine. He is Editor-at-Large for Seattle Magazine and has written two books, “Pugetopolis” and “Space Needle, Spirit of Seattle.” He is a regular commentator on KUOW-FM and a Rainier Club Fellow. Find him on Twitter @KnuteBerger or email at

Recent Work

Me and my stalker

The tragic case of Rebecca Griego, shot to death by her stalker at the University of Washington, had particular resonance for me. During my last couple of years at Seattle Weekly, I was stalked and...

Recent Contributions