Benjamin is the Savannah-based reporter for GPB, where he covers Coastal Georgia.
Prior to coming to Savannah, he freelanced in Bellingham, Washington, for public media outlets including NPR, Marketplace, and PRX. Previously, Benjamin hosted Morning Edition for WVIK, his hometown NPR member station in Rock Island, Illinois. Before that, he served a news internship with NPR member station WBEZ in Chicago.
Benjamin is a graduate of the University of Nevada-Reno's journalism master's program, and earned his undergraduate degree in journalism from Augustana College in Rock Island.
The Georgia Historical Society's research center in Savannah reopened Wednesday to the public, after being closed for three years for renovation. Historians and amateurs alike can access more materials than ever before.
Savannah Mayor Van Johnson announced Tuesday that the city is postponing by one month the opening of Enmarket Arena, just days before the 9,500-seat venue was scheduled to host its first events.
Possibility of parole is denied for Travis and Greg McMichael, but granted for William “Roddie” Bryan after 30 years.
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