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State Journal welcomes Mackin as general assignment reporter

May 11, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Ben Mackin

Ben Mackin has joined The State Journal in Frankfort, Ken. as a general assignment reporter. He comes from the Williamsburg-Yorktown Daily, where as a senior multimedia journalist he covered the government and schools for Yorktown.

There, he also focused on the local music and arts scene within Virginia’s Historic Triangle.

“We are excited to add Ben to our staff. His experience covering a wide range of topics and issues will benefit both our newspaper and its readers,” State Journal editor Chanda Veno said.

Mackin has a B.A. in journalism from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala.

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