Guy Benson is the political editor of Townhall.com and America's youngest top-market political talk-show host. His writing appears on Townhall.com's Tip Sheet blog, and his radio program is heard weekly on Chicago's AM 560 WIND and on AM 1260 WRC in Washington, D.C. Benson is a contributor to National Review Online's blog row and Andrew Breitbart's Big Hollywood, Big Government, and Big Journalism blogs. He appears regularly on the nationally syndicated Hugh Hewitt radio show, which he occasionally guest hosts. Benson has appeared on both national and local television programs to discuss politics.
Benson's resume in media and politics features internships at the White House during the second term of President George W. Bush, as well as with Fox News Channel in New York City. Benson 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.