About Ben

Bennett Root is a journalist and photographer. He has traveled extensively throughout the USA and other destinations in North and Central American, Europe, Eastern Europe and Russia, Japan, China, Taiwan, India and the Pacific and Caribbean Islands, absorbing the essence of place, engaging the people and photographing and writing about locations and lifestyles. Ben is currently the staff writer for TravelWorld International Magazine.

In addition to journalism assignments, Ben works with various destinations, journalists and outlets to develop publicity and communication programs related to experiential, adventure and multi-generational travel. Ben also serves as Executive Vice President of the North American Travel Journalists Association, focused on development of new outlets and forms of communication for journalists and rights management issues. Ben holds degrees from University of Michigan and Harvard University, with post graduate study at Oxford University. Ben is a member of NATJA and American Society of Media Photographers.