Benjamin Snyder is a managing editor for Business Insider and Insider Inc. where he leads recruiting and hiring efforts for Markets Insider. In his role, he’s responsible for establishing goals and beats for reporters, while helping with career development opportunities in partnership with the team’s deputy and senior editors. He also assists with fellowships program as well as other strategy projects across the Insider newsroom.
Ben is committed to paying special attention to diversity and inclusion initiatives, which is something that means so much to him personally as a member of the LGBT community (and which he’s covered as an editor and writer).
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In the past, Ben served as an audience development editor at Bloomberg, 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 D&I in Practice, 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.