Benjamin Fries

Multimedia Journalist

Ben joined the WMBD/WYZZ team in February 2023 as a multi-media journalist. Ben was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois where his love of writing began.

Ben graduated from Bradley University in December 2022 with a Journalism major and Political Science minor. While at Bradley, Ben wrote for their business school as well as interning at WCBU radio, the local NPR affiliate. He is excited for this opportunity at WMBD/WYZZ to hone his skills in the news industry.

In his free time, Ben enjoys spending time with loved ones and giving his sports and entertainment opinions.

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