Charlie Beren

On Saturday October 19th Charlie Berens performed a stand up comedy show at the Young Auditorium, in Whitewater, Wisconsin. This was a stop on his country wide tour, he continued to perform in Wisconsin where the next day he performed in Fish Creek, and then again on the 26th he will perform in Baraboo. After these shows we Beren’s will not be in Wisconsin until December 13th and 14th where he will be in Green Bay.

His love for the media started in highschool where his brother was the editor and chief at the school paper and got him into it. He them went to Madison to continue studying his love for Journalism, where he got great opportunities like being a student reporter for MTV. He even got to report at the GOP in Minneapolis, and was eventually was arrested along with all the protestors.

After he graduated he drove his dad’s van to Los Angeles to work for a production Company, where he did everything like run for coffee, and even transport the equipment in his van and operated cameras. He later created his own real and began working for a YouTube production group. THat led to him becoming an anchor at a major television station in Dallas. He even won an Emmy for one of his news packages.

He later went back to LA and became a host at the red carpet. Being in LA gave him opportunity like he decided to try stand-up at an open mic night, and he even was making short videos that he is known for. Like his videos of him making fun of Wisconsin or the midwest. Berens said when asked what he does when the crowd doesn’t respond well, “Whenever you get lost double down on audience”.

Local Wisconsinites are proud to see a local comedian make it big, University Wisconsin-Whitewater student Brody Maag, “I think it is really cool to see a fellow Wisconsitie make it big, I’ve watched all of his videos, and I thought it was humbling to goto his show and see him do his comedy show”. This shows how important it is to the Wisconsin community to see one of their own make it big in the Comedic community.

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