Benjamin Snyder is a blog editor for LinkedIn where he covers careers, HR, recruiting, and more. In his role, Ben works on SEO best practices and is also working on developing the mobile app for the 2018 LinkedIn Talent Connect conference.
In the past, Ben served as an editor at CNBC where he covered leadership and as an associate editor at Fortune Magazine where he helped lead the website’s news coverage. He was also in charge of launching the website’s sports business vertical.
In January 2017, Ben finished a tennis history book with Billie Jean King, which was published by Simon & Schuster.
Ben earned a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in May 2014.
His work has appeared in a variety of publications both online and in print, including Backchannel, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times, The Baltimore Sun, Tennis Magazine, CNN.com, Yahoo.com, AOL.com, and Entrepreneur.com. He has also written for the websites of numerous tennis tournaments internationally, including for the U.S. Open, Wimbledon, and the Western & Southern Open.
In graduate school at Columbia, Ben took classes in feature writing, book writing, investigative reporting and multimedia skills. He graduated from Goucher College with degrees in American studies and communications. There, Ben served as editor of his college newspaper and as a four-year letter winner on the Men’s Varsity Tennis Team. He studied abroad at the University of Oxford during his junior year.
For examples of his work, please view his portfolio.