About

12039173_10205019271625716_5077298088338482810_o (2)Benjamin Snyder is an editor for CNBC Make It where he covers leadership and sports business.

In the past, Ben served as Associate Editor at Fortune Magazine where he led the website’s news coverage. He was also in charge of launching the website’s sports business vertical. Ben earned a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in May 2014.

Ben is currently finishing a tennis history book with Billie Jean King through Simon & Schuster.

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, he took classes in feature writing, book writing, investigative reporting and multimedia skills. Ben graduated from Goucher College with degrees in American studies and communications. There, he served as editor of his college newspaper and as a four-year letter winner on the Men’s Varsity Tennis Team. Ben studied abroad at the University of Oxford during his junior year.

For examples of his work, please view his portfolio.

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