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.
Voters were passionate and willing to wait in line during the final days of early voting in the U.S. Senate runoff between Sen. Raphael Warnock and challenger Herschel Walker.
Hurricane Ian managed to move Tybee Island's beach shoreline 30 feet inland, according to the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography.
Bryan County's economic boom may bear environmental consequences, including along the Ogeechee River.
Unless a court intervenes or the state changes its guidance, early voting in Chatham County will not begin until Sunday, Nov. 27.
An adopted resolution stops short of assigning a new name, as city ordinance requires further steps be taken for that process.