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Ben Warwick is a Colorado native thrilled to be working back home. He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado. His first job in television came in North Carolina. He moved home to work at CBS4 after a year on the Atlantic coast.
In his Assignment Editor role, Ben coordinates resources for reporters and photographers, and helps manage the newsgathering operation for the station. He started out as a writer and producer on the CBS4 morning show in March of 2015.
In his spare time, Ben enjoys sports. He has a healthy obsession with the Colorado Rockies and baseball in general. He enjoys finding new places to travel, spending time with family and friends, and likes to find beautiful places to further his photography hobby.
Just The Facts
Position: Assignment Editor
Year hired: 2015
Alma Mater: University of Northern Colorado
Why I am a journalist: I love to tell stories. Everyone has a story to tell, and the more we know about each other, the better we can put life into context.
Most memorable interview: Former Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki
Dream interview: A sitting U.S. president or world leader
Dream job: First baseman for the Colorado Rockies
Star sign: Taurus
First TV appearance: When I was 10, I won a contest to be a Junior Stormtracker for a night at KOAA in Colorado Springs.
Hometown: Colorado Springs
Hobbies: I love sports, photography, travel, and writing.
Favorite food: Italian
Favorite sports team: Colorado Rockies
Favorite book: “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee
Favorite vacation spot: The Outer Banks of North Carolina
What one word best describes CBS4: Teamwork
Least favorite household chore: Dishes
Least favorite words: Quit, Failure, Can’t
Least favorite noise: Fingernails on a chalkboard
What music are you listening to? Eagles, AC/DC, Bon Jovi, anything classic rock, country, pretty much anything 70s (no disco), 80s, and sometimes a little 90s
What keeps you in Colorado? This is my home, and nowhere else maybe in the world can you get a good mix of people, sights, and activities
What’s the biggest risk you’ve taken? Moving across the country alone for my first TV job out of college. I had no idea what life would be like in a brand new state with brand new people but it catapulted me to places I hadn’t dreamed possible.