Ben Blanton is an accomplished news producer

Posted by - Admin / October 26th, 2012

Ben Blanton is an accomplished news producer who has been working in the industry since his college internship first landed him there. He has been able to prove time and time again that he can improve station ratings and help to grow the brand identity of the various television newscasts he’s working with. Ben Blanton has producing experience with morning, evening, or late night shows. He is a pretty versatile producer in terms of what he is prepared to deal with.

Ben Blanton’s career in television news producing began in 2008 when he became a college intern at WHNS-TV. This a newscast based out of Greenville, South Carolina, and serving both North and South Carolina. Ben Blanton graduated from the Institute on Political Journalism at Georgetown University and thereafter earned his Bachelors of Arts degree from Bob Jones University in 2008. His B.A. was in the field of Broadcast Journalism.

Ben Blanton first began working at WHNS-TV in earnest as a part time news writer. His responsibility for the following five months consisted of writing clear and concise news scripts for the local newscasts. He was expected to write in a conversational tone that made for effective newscasts. He was also expected to assist the producers with the graphics, video elements, and sounds in the newscasts. In December of 2008, Ben Blanton was promoted and made an associate producer. It was May of 2009 when he was again promoted to morning producer, where he was responsible for writing and overseeing a two-hour newscast. In January of 2011 he became the producer for the 6:30pm newscast. After doing that for a year, Blanton took over producing the 11pm newscast and was tasked with setting it apart from the traditional 10pm newscast. Blanton now also writes news-stories for FOXCarolina.com, the station’s award winning website.

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