Ben Brandstein

Ben Brandstein


Journalism, Creative Writing, Editing, Research


Sarah Lawrence College, New York University


Ben Brandstein is a writer, proofreader, journalist, and podcast producer. His work includes "Climate 2020," a podcast about climate change and the 2020 election. Since 2018, Ben has been Podcast Producer for the New York Institute for the Humanities. He is particularly interested in issues relating to politics, climate change, and environmental justice.


Ben received a Masters in Journalism at New York University and contributed content to multiple local news outlets including Gothamist and Bedford + Bowery. He has helped produce podcasts for The Years Project, the New York Institute for the Humanities, and more. He was also an editorial assistant for Sterling Publishing.


Ben received a Bachelor of Arts from Sarah Lawrence College and a Masters in Journalism from New York University.

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