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Ben Sherwood, American writer, journalist. Rhodes Scholar, 1986-1989. Member advisory board Center Public Integrity, Washington; board directors City Year, Los Angeles; Member of Council Foreign Relations.

Background

Sherwood, Ben was born on February 12, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Richard and Dorothy Sherwood.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in American Government and History, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1986. Master of Arts in History and Development Economics, Magdalen College, Oxford University, 1989.

Career

Intern KCET Public television, Los Angeles, 1981, Los Angeles Times Washington bureau, 1982, Columbia Broadcasting System Evening News with Dan Rather, New York City, 1983. Reporter The News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina, Los Angeles Times Paris bureau. Investigative associate producer, then producer ABC PrimeTime Live, 1989—1993.

Senior broadcast producer NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, 1997—2001. Executive producer ABC News Good Morning America, 2004—2006. Founder, blogger www.TheSurvivorsClub.org, since 2009.

Works

Membership

Member advisory board Center Public Integrity, Washington. Board directors City Year, Los Angeles. Member of Council Foreign Relations.

Connections

Married Karen Kehela Sherwood. Children: William Richard, Charles Edmund.

father:
Richard Sherwood

mother:
Dorothy Sherwood

spouse:
Karen Kehela Sherwood

children:
Charles Edmund Sherwood

William Richard Sherwood