Ben Wilson has been with News1130 since February 2001 after leaving BCIT’s Broadcast Journalism program. Ben anchors the News1130 Evening Show with Amelia John weeknights from 7:00pm to midnight. Ben started his broadcasting career at the age of 14, helping out in the sports department at BCTV (now Global BC), although his love of news trumped any affection for sports. Then, at the age of 16, he auditioned for, and was chosen, to work on a teen magazine show on Delta Cable. Two years later, (albeit, only for less than a year) he worked as an announcer and “op” at the former CKST AM1040 playing nostalgia music. But it was his desire to do the news, not “spin” records, that lead him to BCIT a few years later in 2000 and then on to News1130 the following year.
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