Benjamin Calhoun is a radio journalist and a producer for the public radio program "This American Life" and the podcast "Serial."
Calhoun left "This American Life" from 2014 to 2017 to serve as Vice President of Content and Programming at NPR station WBEZ in Chicago. He has also taught at Loyola University Chicago, and prior to joining "This American Life," he was a reporter and deputy news director at WBEZ, where he covered politics and did documentary work. His work has also appeared on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Day to Day, Marketplace, and WNYC's The Takeaway and Radiolab.
Calhoun received his B.A. in English from Oberlin College, where he was the station manager for the student-operated campus radio station WOBC-FM.