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Benjy Jeffords

Chief Photographer

Benjy Jeffords is the Chief Photographer at WSIL.

Benjy grew up in Marion and joined WSIL in August of 2002 after graduating from SIU-C with a Bachelors degree in Radio and Television Broadcasting. He started as an Associate Producer editing video and operating studio cameras for the evening newscast.

Within his first year he advanced to full time field photographer and was promoted to Chief Photographer in 2008. Since then he has added reporting to his resume by field producing and voicing his own stories. Benjy has won many awards for WSIL over the years on both team and solo projects.

When Benjy is not working you can find him at home with his wife Whitney. They both enjoy cooking and SIU sporting events.

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