Ben Berliner’s work to support communications efforts includes the creation of editorial content and helping with media relations. Prior to joining the Institute, Ben was a journalist reporting on the intersection of government, politics, and tech. His work has appeared in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, FCW, and elsewhere. He has written about government transparency for OpenSecrets.org and the Sunlight Foundation. Ben’s data-driven reporting has broken news cited by outlets ranging from Politico and the Washington Times to Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and FiveThirtyEight. The recipient of a four-year scholarship granted by the Kenyon Review, he was graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A. in political science.