Ben Peters is a co-news editor of The New Political and a senior studying journalism at Ohio University. He previously served as editor of TNP’s elections and opinion sections. Ben is a Cleveland native who’s worked in Washington D.C. for Roll Call, a publication that covers the United States Congress. He’s also interned at Cleveland.com, where he primarily covered police, crime and courts in Northeast Ohio.
In his spare time, you can catch Ben chillin’ on his front porch, rifling through vinyl record stores, replaying Dark Souls or Bloodborne for the 10th time, listening to podcasts and consuming political news.
He can be found on Twitter and Instagram @BenPeters2 or reached via email [email protected]
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