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Benjamin Peters

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Jefferson City, Mo.
Statehouse Reporter, The Missouri Times

Statehouse reporter for @MissouriTimes, @missouristate alum, Kansas City Chiefs fan and BBQ lover for life. SeeDisclaimer.com

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Biography

Ben Peters joined KRCG 13 in May of 2014 as a morning show producer, and quickly worked his way up the ladder in his short tenure.

Ben discovered his passion for journalism after transferring from Lincoln University to Missouri State in 2009, when he walked into an introduction to journalism cour...

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@BenjaminDPeters — 767 followers, 5,309 tweets

Sep 24, 2017

@scottfaughn @JaneDueker Hey, you watch it. This Osage County boy may not be the smartest but mama didn't raise no cheater

Sep 24, 2017

@JaneDueker @scottfaughn Hahaha. Right now he's probably asking himself if you paid me to throw the game.

Sep 24, 2017

@scottfaughn @JaneDueker Your QBand best receiver haven't played. Also, I said DONT play Jesse James

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job was working at Missouri State University's The Standard as a news reporter. I was paid 20 bucks per article.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

My parents had one that I used to play with when I was a child. I would put on glasses and pretend to be Clark Kent.

How is social media changing news?

News is released faster than ever. The problem is trying to get the news out first and doing it accurately. Today's demands make it harder.