Ron Goldberg

Freelance Contributor


New York University


Home theater




  • Over 30 years of experience writing about television and home video for publications like Entertainment Weekly, Popular Science, and Home Theater magazine
  • Former syndicated home theater columnist for New York Newsday
  • Former National Media Spokesperson for the Consumer Electronics Association


Ron Goldberg is a former writer for Lifewire covering television and home theater for just under a year. Goldberg has been writing professionally about home video since 1989 and has appeared in print, broadcast, and online media outlets around the world.

Goldberg is a former syndicated home video columnist for New York Newsday and has written for such publications as Entertainment Weekly, Popular Science, Sound & Vision, Home Theater magazine, and CE Vision. He has also appeared on CNN, MTV, ABC, Fox, and CNBC, as well as NPR and innumerable radio affiliates.

Goldberg is a former National Media Spokesperson for the Consumer Electronics Association, where he helped introduce numerous video technologies to the consumer market, including HDTV, direct satellite broadcasts, and digital cameras. Ron was the co-founder of the Web's first broad-scale portal for consumer electronics,, which pioneered many of the shopping and research tools and techniques that we take for granted today, including the product comparison engine, the multi-retailer shopping cart, and the Web's first multimedia Knowledge Bank for consumer electronics.


Goldberg earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film & Video Production at New York University, where he honed his skills with 16mm film, open-reel video, and U-Matic video cartridges.

Awards and Publications

  • National Media Spokesperson for the Consumer Electronics Association

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