ben mitchell

ben

Director

Ben is a writer and a storyteller at heart. As a veteran communications strategist, he goes beyond winning hearts and minds – he is committed to moving people to action. At alignco, Ben’s background as a network television news producer helps changemakers in and outside of politics hone the right message, tell the real story, and build campaigns that create meaningful change in people’s lives. Ben has led winning campaigns on an array of progressive causes including reproductive justice, healthcare access, climate change, and voting rights.

Prior to moving to advocacy communications, Ben was an Emmy award-winning producer at CBS News. He has interviewed members of congress and presidential candidates, covered natural disasters and high-profile criminal trials, and he led the network’s coronavirus coverage. Hailing from the Washington D.C. area, Ben is a proud graduate of Syracuse University (Go Orange) and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast & Digital Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.