RIDGEWOOD, N.J. -- Happy birthday to Ridgewood native Guy Benson.
An author, journalist and conservative political pundit, Benson turns 31 on Tuesday, March 7.
He grew up in Ridgewood, attending both middle and high school there. During high school, he was known for broadcasting sports on local television.
While at Northwestern University, he worked for the campus radio station, WNUR, broadcasting sporting events and hosting a political talk show. He was a White House intern and assisted with coverage of the Republican National Convention for Fox News in 2004 while an intern.
He is a Fox News contributor, political editor of Townhall.com, and a conservative talk radio personality.
He came out as gay in May 2015 in advance of his book, "End of Discussion," announcing it would include a footnote: “Guy here. So, I’m gay.”
He now lives in Washington, D.C.