Guy Benson

Guy Benson

Guy Benson is the Political Editor of Townhall.com, and a Fox News Contributor.  His written work primarily appears on Townhall's Tipsheet Blog, though he is also a contributor to HotAir.com's 'Green Room.'  He appears regularly on the nationally-syndicated Hugh Hewitt radio show, and serves as an occasional guest host for both the Hugh Hewitt Show and the Big John & Amy morning show on WIND.  He was named one of the 'Top 30 under 30' conservatives in America by Red Alert politics in 2013.

Guy's resume in media and politics features internships at the White House-during the second term of President George W. Bush-as well as Fox News Channel in New York City. At Fox News, he assisted with show preparation, research, editing, and guest relations at the primetime show Hannity and Colmes. He also worked for the cable network at the 2004 Republican National Convention. Guy was an on-air reporter at an NPR affiliate in South Florida in 2006, and a contributor to National Review Online from 2006-2010. An avid sports fan, Guy covered Big Ten college athletics and Cape Cod League baseball during his on-air career.

Guy was born abroad and spent much of his early childhood living overseas. He attended high school in New Jersey and graduated with honors from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. He currently resides in the Washington, DC area.