Guy Benson Biography
Guy Benson is an American, Political Editor of Townhall.com and a Fox News Contributor. In 2015 he co-authored End of Discussion an updated edition of which was published by Random House in 2017. His voice is also familiar on the nationally-syndicated Hugh Hewitt radio show — which he regularly guest hosts — and contributes to NPR’s All Things Considered.
Guy Benson Age
Benson was born on 7th March 1985 and raised in Ridgewoold, New Jersey. He is 33 years old as of year 2018.
Guy Benson Parents
Benson was born and raised by Saudi Arabian parents together with his brother James Benson. His brother James is an actor,writer and director by professional. Father to their mother who is their grandfather died in February 2000, where Benson shared a photo of his late grandfather on Instagram and expressed his devotion towards him.
Guy has never revealed the identity of his parents though he gave a glimpse of his love towards his mother and dad on social media. He Instagramed the old photo of his mother holding him on back on 13th May 2018 and on fathers day he wished his dad by uploading his picture. Through the photos it shows that Guy loves to enjoy his vacation with his dad and also strolling on the beach together. Through the photo he uploaded on 10 March 2018 showing a childhood photo of him and his brother and captioned the picture as ‘The Benson Boys’ this shows that he adores his brother James.
Guy Benson Education
Benson attended middle school in Ridgewood, New Jersey and Ridgewood High School. When he was in high School he was known for broadcasting sports on local television. While he was trying to earn himself a bachelor’s degree at Northwestern University, he worked for the campus radio station, WNUR, broadcasting sporting events and hosting a political talk show. Benson also interned for two summers at Fox News, working primarily with Hannity & Colmes, before assisting the channel with its coverage of the 2004 Republican National Convention.
Guy Benson Career|Town Hall
Benson served as the producer of The Sandy Rios Show, then a local afternoon radio show with Christian Right commentator Sandy Rios on WYLL-AM in Chicago, before Rios moved to Washington D.C. to host Sandy Rios in the Morning on AFR TALK on American Family Radio in July 2010. Benson also hosted his own Sunday night radio program, The Guy Benson Show, on AM 560 WIND in Chicago and AM 1260 WWRC in Washington, D.C from 2008 to 2015
Benson became political editor at Townhall.com in 2010, where his columns had been published since February 2008. He also contributes to Townhall’s sister site, Hot Air. He previously wrote at Andrew Breitbart’s “Big” sites and National Review Online’s Media Blog. Apart from serving as a regular guest and substitute host on The Hugh Hewitt Show, Benson is a frequent guest on cable news networks, including Fox News and CNBC, together with coauthor Mary Katharine Ham, Benson published his first non-fiction book End of Discussion in May 2015 : How the Left’s Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun), a critique of political correctness in politics, media and culture from the point of view of two Millennial conservatives.
Benson discovered video from a 2007 reunion of the Weathermen in April 2008 , a radical left-wing group from the 1960s and 1970s. The footage included quotes from two members, Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn, defending their actions. From when Obama was critizesed 8 presidential campaign for associating with Ayers and Dohrn, the clips made national news, from the Boston Globe to Fox News. Benson garnered national attention during the 2008 presidential race on two other occasions. In August, after the Obama campaign attacked WGN radio in Chicago for allowing Stanley Kurtz to appear on their station, Benson who was in studio during the interview detailed his experience. Then, two weeks before Election Day, Benson joined with Mary Katharine Ham and Ed Morrissey to pen “The Comprehensive Argument Against Barack Obama,” released on Hot Air.
Guy Benson Net worth
His estimated salary of $60,330. He was enlisted to Forbes ’30 under 30′ Law & Policy list in 2015.
Guy Benson Gay
In May 2015 Benson came out as gay by announcing in advance of publication that his new book, End of Discussion, would include a footnote: “Guy here. So, I’m gay.” Benson told an interviewer that gay rights is not something that dominates my attentions or my passions. On May 25, 2018 Benson announced his engagement .
Benson proposing to his partner
Guy Benson Partner|Dating|Boyfriend
Benson has been dating a man, and he timely uploads the picture of his partner in his Instagram as well. Though, he makes sure not to reveal the name of his boyfriend, and also keeps their dating timeline concealed.
But, it has come to the limelight that since 2017 Guy started uploading pictures with his partner. They have attended various events and programs together and Benson flaunted the quality times they spent together on Instagram.
One such instance is when Guy on 8 April 2018 attended the wedding ceremony of his pal, Emily with his partner on , and shared the moments on Instagram.
Guy not only surprised his partner but also his followers by announcing his engagement with his boyfriend after a month.
He Instagrammed a picture on 26 May 2018 where he appeared to have proposed his boyfriend on a boat, and his partner could not resist but gasp with his hands on his face. , Guy revealed his engagement writing in the caption “HeSaidYes.”
July 2018 through Twitter he thanked all his friends and well-wishers who wished him on his engagement.
Guy Benson Book|End Of Discussion
The End of Discussion: How the Left’s Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and makes America Less Free (and Fun). Mary Katharine Ham and Guy Benson, dynamic Fox News and Townhall Media duo, expose how the Left exploits fake outrage to silence their political opponents—in public, on social media, at work, and even in their own homes. You’ve felt it and “End of Discussion” can help you fight it.
With Ham and Benson’s help, readers can cut through the noise and find their voices again, fighting back against the rampant self-censorship and hair-trigger apologies that always make things worse, not better. With fresh reporting and insightful, occasionally tongue-in-cheek analysis, End of Discussion is a timely handbook for anyone who wants to make sure debate doesn’t meet an ugly death.
Guy Benson Shirts|Clothing|Collection
He also owns a clothing line as well where he sells printed t- shirts.
Guy Benson And Mary Katharine Ham
Benson together with Mary Katharine published a non-fiction book titled ‘End of Discussion: How the Left’s Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun)’.
Guy Benson Height
He is just around five feet and some inches in height.