Ben Orner

Ben Orner is a digital data journalist at NBC4 who uses data, public records and traditional reporting to cover public affairs. He also covers motorsports.

Ben holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Kent State University and a master’s degree in public affairs reporting from the University of Illinois-Springfield. Before coming to Central Ohio, he was a statehouse reporter in Illinois and a news producer in Lansing, Michigan.

Contact Ben via email ( or on Twitter (@Ben_Orner).

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