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Biography

Current: MLive.com Detroit-based Trending News Reporter. Written Content Manager at the Court of Nerds.

Past: Jackson Citizen Patriot reporter, Jackson Citizen Patriot editorial intern, High School Sports Desk reporter at MLive Media Group, Grand Central Magazine sports editor and Bleacher Repor...

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@BenjaminSRaven — 1,053 followers, 1,783 tweets

Jun 26, 2017

Just got the Expendables and Despicable Me movie franchises mixed up in a conversation.

Jun 23, 2017

City embezzlement case 'doesn't smell right,' judge says while giving jail sentence  http://s.mlive.com/m5HSyxD 

Jun 21, 2017

/walks into barbershop downtown Barber: "SUP TEEN WOLF?"

Jun 20, 2017

Marco Belinelli is the shit -- Me, June 2007

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What was your first job as a journalist?

High School Sports Desk reporter at MLive while still in school at Central Michigan University.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

It was non-functional, so I was technically just button mashing.

How is social media changing news?

From promotion to pitches to perception, we're still learning from it.

Michigan Associated Press Media Editors annual newspaper and broadcast awards

2015 - Best Sustained Coverage in News
Won first-place for sustained coverage of controversial elected officials raises. The year-long ordeal resulted in two recalls and a resignation.

Michigan Associated Press Media Editors annual newspaper and broadcast awards

2015 - General Excellence
The Jackson Citizen Patriot took home top-honors in Division I.