Ben Levin joined The Herald-Whig in September 2015 as a page designer. His primary duties include editing stories and designing pages. Ben came to The Herald-Whig from the State Journal-Register in Springfield. He also has worked in the sports department at the Belleville News Democrat and was a reporter and sports editor at the Alestle at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. He received a bachelor of arts in mass communications with a minor in business from SIUE.