Ben Pearson

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University Of Florida
Hollywood History, Game Of Thrones, The Fast And Furious Franchise
  • Ben is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association.
  • He has produced and recorded hundreds of hours of podcasts devoted to film and television over the last decade.
  • Ben also worked at Paramount Pictures, where he was able to gain valuable experience and first-hand insights into how the industry really operates.


Ben has been writing professionally about film and television since 2009. He has attended and covered the Sundance Film Festival, Los Angeles Film Festival, AFI Fest, San Diego Comic-Con, CinemaCon, and other major events, and he's traveled to multiple countries to report on movies being filmed. He has interviewed hundreds of directors, writers, actors, and craftspeople over the course of his career. Ben has worked as a writer and editor at several movie websites, and joined /News in 2017. He co-hosts the /News Daily podcast.


Ben graduated from the University of Florida in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in Telecommunications.
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