Benny Johnson is obsessed with the intersection of politics and the
social web. He works day-to-day on curating complex political
discourse into a relatable, online dialogue for a socially native
audience at IJR. Often times, that involves destroying flip phones
with a blender and cooking bacon on a machine gun. He worked
previously as the Viral Politics Editor at BuzzFeed, the Viral
Politics editor at TheBlaze & Digital Director of National Review.
Benny is based in Washington D.C. and hails from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.