Darren Benda


About Me: 

Darren Benda is a senior newspaper journalism major in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and a marketing management major in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. Benda was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and has lived there his entire life, prior to enrolling at Syracuse University.

Aside from being on the NewsHouse Staff, Benda currently is a freelance writer and is a disc jockey at a Syracuse radio station (Z89.1FM). Benda interned during the fall semester at the Syracuse Post-Standard and has previously interned at the Creative Loafing in Atlanta. Benda has also written for the Eagle Newspapers and the Daily Orange.

Benda spent the spring 2009 semester abroad in Madrid, Spain and loved every second of his six months abroad and awaits his return to Espana. When not ‘doing journalism’, Benda enjoys playing basketball and tennis, and is a die-hard SU football and basketball fan.


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