Anthony Berteaux is an award-winning writer (and IRL GIF) with words published in the Washington Post, HuffPost, GIPHY and the San Diego Union-Tribune. He grew up in Tokyo, Japan and came to the United States in 2011. He was most recently the News & Politics Editor at GIPHY, where he covered the 2018 midterm elections.


my work

GIPHY News + Politics

As GIPHY’s News & Politics editor, I spearheaded GIPHY’s news coverage of the 2018 US midterm elections. 



As GIPHY’s first Japanese Culture Editor, I led Japanese content creation and curation for GIPHY’s expansion into the Japanese market. I also produced a reaction GIF packet featuring Japanese social media influencer, Kemio.


Published Work

In the Safe Spaces on Campus, No Jews Allowed
the Washington Post
San Diego Press Club, 43rd Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards
1st Place, Education Magazine Writing 

He Saved Gabby Giffords. Can Daniel Hernandez Save Arizona?
The Tower Magazine
San Diego Society of Professional Journalists Awards 2016
2nd Place, Political/Government Magazine Writing 

As U.S. Power Wanes, Japan Reboots Its Military
The Tower Magazine

Is the 'Rick and Morty' Szechuan McNugget sauce worth $14,700?
The San Diego Union-Tribune

The San Diego State mascot debate is over — for now
The San Diego Union-Tribune

The 'Get Out Challenge' is getting out of control
The San Diego Union-Tribune

Does Saudi Arabia deserve a place on the UN's Women's Rights Commission?
The San Diego Union-Tribune

ICYMI: Huffington Post just got a huge makeover and a new name, HuffPost
The San Diego Union-Tribune 

San Diego's Jewish Community Resists Executive Order, Declaring ‘We Were Refugees Too’

‘Fresh Off The Boat’ Makes Timely Statement On Asian-American Identity. Here’s Why It Matters In 2016.

As a Japanese Man Living in America, Gun Violence is My New Reality

Dear Chris Rock, Your Asian Joke Wasn't Funny

The Origins of Anti-Semitic Anime Inspired by Donald Trump
The Jewish Daily Forward

Take Pride in Your Parents
White House Act to Change Initiative   



BBC World Service
Japan: Gun Control
The Compass, My Perfect Country: Episode 10 of 14
(In which, I speak on gun control in Japan)

Real Time with Bill Maher: New Rule -- Learn How to Take a Joke
(In which, Bill Maher calls me a “little shit”)

CNN International: Chris Rock Criticized After Asian Joke at the Oscars
(In which, I talk about Chris Rock and Asian-American representation)

Thank you for taking the time to look through my entire portfolio! No seriously, thank you!
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Anthony Berteaux
Monday Nov 5 2018