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Ben Kennedy

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Ben Kennedy is an Emmy Award-winning White House correspondent for CBN News in Washington, D.C. He has more than a decade of reporting experience covering breaking news nationwide.

He's traveled cross country covering the President and scored exclusive interviews with lawmakers and White House officials.

Kennedy spent seven years reporting for WPLG, the ABC affiliate in Miami, Florida. While there he reported live from Kingston, Jamaica, as Hurricane Matthew hit the island. He was the first journalist to interview Diana Nyad moments after her historic swim from Cuba to Key West. He reported live during the Deep Water Horizon oil spill and the investigation into the shooting deaths of Trayvon Martin and Corey Jones. 

Before heading to South Florida, Kennedy was a reporter for the ABC/FOX station in the Plattsburgh, New York-Burlington, Vermont market. He got his start as an anchor/reporter for KOMU, the NBC station in Columbia, Missouri. Kennedy was also an intern with the investigative department at CBS 2 Chicago.

He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.