David Bernstein is a contributing writer at Chicago magazine. Previously, he was the magazine's features editor. In 2015 and in 2013 he was a co-finalist for a National Magazine Award in the prestigious reporting category from the American Society of National Magazine Editors. He has received numerous other awards, including from the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University, the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, the Society of Professional Journalists, the City and Regional Magazine Association, the Chicago Bar Association, and the Chicago Headline Club. His work has also be anthologized in appeared in The Best American Magazine Writing 2015, The Best American Crime Reporting 2007, and The Best Technology Writing 2006. He is currently working on a book.