Broadcaster and author William Berger worked at San Francisco Opera where he was responsible for acquiring the company’s record collection. As an author, Berger has written Wagner Without Fear (1998), Verdi With a Vengeance (2000), and Puccini Without Excuses (2005). Berger is a regular host for New York Public Radio’s Overnight Music and on WNYC radio. For Sirius Radio Berger writes all the commentaries heard during the Met Opera's historical broadcasts. Berger is currently a co-host during live Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts and is a moderator of the Met Opera Quiz.