Ben Benedict is a recognized cultural leader and consultant within London and throughout South-western Ontario.
Ben Benedict has been a professional writer since 1993, a career and lifestyle goal made while serving in the Canadian Armed Forces and following receipt of the Grade 12 English award. Since then his writing talents have continued to grow having written on a variety of topics and sectors with an experienced focus as a business writer, journalist, critic, editor; visual artist, curator; nonprofit / cultural consultant and advocate; public relations and corporate communications educator and professional.
As a testament to Ben Benedict’s marketing, communications, and public relations skills, he currently teaches the Introduction to Public Relations and Corporate Communications (PBRL-6011) and an advance class, Specializations in Public Relations (PBRL-6013) through Continuing Education at Fanshawe College (Employee Number 0009297) and has since 2011.
Noted for his exceptional compassionate, insightful, and personal approach to interviewing, he has also been recognized by the Professional Writers’ Association of Canada as one of London’s leading writers with well over 1,000 publishing credits including writing for magazines, newspapers, specialty publications, marketing content, and broadcast media.
He is also a talented Visual Artist and Curator with an extensive exhibition history throughout South-western Ontario. To view samples and learn more visit benbenedict.ca.
As an innovative, independent-thinking team-player, he believes in constant career development and giving back through mentoring and volunteering. In 2012, he was recognized by the London Community Foundation as an ‘influential’ Londoner for his ongoing community commitment and activism as well as a Trail Blazer by Pride London Festival, an organization he helped co-found based on his years of developing and supporting diversity and culture within London.
As owner of Benedict Creative Communications, a writing/editing and public relations firm, he continues to take on increasingly challenging roles and creative opportunities while developing his skills and reputation as a professional.