Nate Benson is a Content Producer based in Buffalo. Working with video, audio and digital platforms since 2002 his experience in production, broadcast television, podcasting, marketing, social media, and new media has allowed him to tell stories with passion, speed, and creativity.
Currently, Nate is the Director of Content for 43North, the $5 million startup competition based in Buffalo, NY. He is the host of the weekly podcast Latitude where he and his guests explore the startup community in Buffalo. Nate talks with founders, venture capitalists, mentors and community stakeholders about some of the recent successes Buffalo has had as well as what the future holds for this growing community.
Previously he was a reporter and photographer at WGRZ (NBC) TV in Buffalo where he covered the Tech/Startup/Research scene in Western New York. Additionally, he covered breaking news overnight for the morning news program Daybreak. Nate contributed coverage of the January 2015 blizzard that won Daybreak a 2016 NYS Emmy Award and a 2017 Murrow award for breaking news coverage of the Bethlehem Steel fire in November 2016