|Degrees:||B. of Kinesiology (University of Windsor), M.A. Political Science (Dalhousie University)|
Ben studied kinesiology at the University of Windsor where he developed an interest in journalism when sifting through archived newspaper articles as a research assistant. He decided to pursue journalism as a profession during a staff writer and social media internship with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He has since explored the industry in an academic context at Dalhousie during an MA thesis project on local newspaper health.