Benjamin A. Davis

Asst Professor Digital Journalism, Calif State University Northridge

Benjamin A. Davis is an Assistant Professor of Digital Journalism at California State University Northridge. Ben served on the launch team for as an Interactive Producer/editor. He was a Washington Editor for NPR and a former Executive Producer for NPR’s Special Projects department. He also served on the Assignment Desk for ABC News in New York. He was a CBS reporter at WBTV News in Charlotte, N.C.. In 1992 he was a University of Michigan Knight-Wallace Fellow in Journalism. Ben has won numerous awards for journalism, including two Alfred I. duPont awards for broadcast. He created a writing model that replaces the analog-based Inverted Pyramid, called the Digital Media Pyramid about which he wrote an e-book. “The Digital Media Pyramid: A Guide for 21st Century Bloggers, Reporters and Citizen Journalists.” He graduated from Whittier College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.