Ben Hill

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Ben Hill - Eyewitness News

Sunrise Anchor

Emmy-nominated Ben Hill is the co-Anchor of “Sunrise,” airing live on WTHR Monday-Friday from 4-7 a.m. He joins the “Eyewitness News” team from South Carolina where he served as Anchor of “The Morning News” on FOX Carolina. While in the Carolinas, Ben extensively covered the presidential primary election – interviewing Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and other primary contenders. He was also selected to serve as a panelist for the “Palladian View” – a forum that hosted many of the republican presidential candidates. Also, Ben covered the tragic shooting of nine parishioners at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, where he anchored live continuous coverage as the manhunt for the suspects ensued.

Prior to FOX Carolina, Ben was chosen to launch an all-new newscast in Texas: “FOX 51 Today.” In that position as Anchor, Ben interviewed local newsmakers and delivered breaking news… anchoring live coverage of the manhunt for the suspected Boston Marathon bombers. Ben began his broadcasting career as Weekend Anchor/Reporter at NBC affiliate KETK in Tyler, TX where he reported live, breaking coverage of President Obama’s announcement on the death of Osama bin Laden. Ben also served as Anchor for NBC 33 in Baton Rouge, LA.

While earning his B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science from Western Kentucky University, Ben was selected to serve internships with “NBC Nightly News” and “Good Morning America” in New York City. During his time with "Nightly," he was credited for his work on several stories -- including the coverage of the contentious Iranian Presidential election and the attempted terrorist bombing of "Flight 253" on Christmas Day.

Ben and his wife, Holly, are active in the church and have a dog named Tyler. Ben's originally from Owensboro, KY -- and spent a lot of time in Evansville, IN -- across the Ohio. Ben's thrilled to be an adopted Hoosier, and is always looking to talk college basketball. He's an avid golfer and is looking for golf course and restaurant recommendations!

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