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Ben Kawaller is the host of the sociopolitical interview series Ben Meets America for The Free Press. His writing and video reporting have also appeared in Los Angeles Magazine. Ben has contributed to The American BystanderThe Advocate, and Salon, among others.

He is the author of the full-length plays Us and Them, which was workshopped by Los Angeles' Rogue Machine Theatre in March 2022, and The Politician, as well as various short plays. He is a current member of The Actors Studio's Play Development Unit.

Ben is the creator and star of the award-winning independent comedy pilot This Isn't Me, a SXSW 2020 official selection. In 2016, The Black List included Ben in their TV Staffing Book for his dark-comedy pilot The Next Best Thing.

Ben holds a B.A. in Sociology from Harvard University and is a proud Hasty Pudding Theatricals alumnus.

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