Ben Collins (Journalist) Biography

Ben Collins is an American journalist famously known for his work as senior reporter at NBC news network where he extensively covers disinformation and extremist news at Dystopia Beat over the online publication.

Early Life

Ben Collins was born in Byfield, Massachusetts, USA but has not shared the exact date and year of his birth. He is believed to be in his mid-30s as of now. He has not shared the names of his parents and family members and thus much is not known about his background. However, he is known to be Christian by religion. Ben is believed to have completed his high school education from a local school in his hometown but has not shared many details about the same. He is known to have completed his Bachelor of Science in Journalism degree from Emerson College for his higher studies.

Ben Collins Career

Ben started his career as a journalist back in 2007 when he first took up his job as a writer and online columnist for SLAM magazine. He worked at the job for over five years and meanwhile also joined as a columnist at Boston.com in 2009. In 2011, he started working as an editor at HULU where he worked on editorials, blogs, trending news as well as viral content for the website.

A few years hence, he went on to work as news editor at Esquire magazine but left the job after a year and joined as a senior news editor at The Daily Beast. He extensively worked with the Daily Beast for over 3.5 years and gained immense experience. Ben joined NBC News as a reporter back in 2018 and started covering extremist news content, dystopian as well as disinformation for the channel. He has since been featured at BBC, BBC sport, Medium, MSN, MSN Canada, The Sun, Washington Post, and other well-known news and journalism platforms.

Social Media

Ben Collins currently has 250.1k followers on his Twitter handle where he has been active since 2010. Other than this, he only has an active LinkedIn profile with more than 500 connections. He is not known to be on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, etc.

Ben Collins Biography

Real Name Ben Collins
Birth Date 1990s
Age (as of 2022) 30s
Birth Place United States
Nationality American
Profession Reporter
Religion Christianity
Sun sign

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 70 kg  –  in Pounds –  154 lbs
Shoe Size 9 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim

Family

Father
Mother
Sister
Brother

Qualification/Education

School
College Emerson College

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Who is his wife?

Personal Life

Ben has not shared any personal detail about his relationships or married life. However, he is believed to be married. He is known to be a private person and does not share openly about his life over media or social media.

Ben Collins Net Worth

Ben Collins has been active in his profession as a reporter and journalist and has worked with well-known news and media houses over the years. He has been earning an average salary of over $50k and his net worth is estimated to be around $1.5million as of 2022.

Trivia

  • Ben extensively reported along with Brandy Zadrozny about the election cycle and the assault on the capital.
  • He talked about how a company using fake accounts with artificial pictures was banned by Facebook for its pro-trump agenda and click-baiting users.
  • Ben saw the news of his friend Chris Hurst’s girlfriend Alison Parker’s murder on live television while the shooter recorded himself killing her.

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