Schoenburg, Bernard

​Bernie Schoenburg, a graduate of the University of Illinois, began his career in journalism with the Bloomington Pantagraph from 1976 to 1986.  After working three years as a supervisor in the Chicago office of the Associated Press, he moved to the state capital and joined the staff at Springfield State Journal-Register (S-JR).  A highly respected journalist, he works as the S-JR's statehouse reporter and columnist, writing bi-weekly political columns. Schoenburg also shares his perspective of state Senator Barack Obama during his time in the state Senate from 1997 through 2004.”