Ben Domenech Biography
Benjamin Domenech is an American writer, blogger, editor, publisher and television commentator.
He is a co-founder, publisher and host of The Federalist Radio Hour. He also writes The Transom, a daily newsletter for political insiders that is available for subscription. He was a founding partner of the RedState group blog.
In 2021, he became an analyst for Fox News.
He was once The Heartland Institute’s managing editor for health policy as well as The City’s editor-in-chief. Up until 2014, he founded and presided over the daily free market podcast Coffee and Markets.
The Washington Post recruited Domenech as a blogger in 2006, but he quit three days later after it was discovered that his earlier writing contained plagiarism. After it was revealed that he had been compensated by a Malaysian agency for producing articles favoring that nation, his work was taken down from The Washington Examiner and The Huffington Post in 2013.
Ben Domenech Net Worth
Domenech has an estimated net worth of $2 Million. His job career is his main source of income. Having worked in the industry for quite some time now, he has been able to secure a decent fortune for himself.
Ben Domenech Salary
Domenech receives a respectable wage. He earns an estimated salary of $130k annually which translates to $10,833 per month.
Ben Domenech Age
Domenech was born on 1st January 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi and raised in Charleston of the same state. As of 2023 he is 41 years old. He is of Spanish ethnicity.
Ben Domenech Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Domenech stands proudly at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83meters), he exhibits an exquisite balance in his physique. Weighing approximately 55 kg (121 lbs), his body measurements are an enviable 34-28-38 centimeters.
Ben Domenech Parents
Douglas Domenech, his father and Jeanne Marie Schram, his mother are his parents.
His father works for the government. He currently works as the interior secretary of the United States’ assistant.
Emily Domenech her sister is the Senior Policy Advisor for the Republican House Minority leader, Kevin McCarthy.
Ben Domenech Wife
Ben Domenech’s wife is Meghan McCain. His wife, Meghan, is a TV personality and journalist.
In July 2017, the couple were married. The pair later wed on November 21, 2017.
The couple welcomed a daughter named Liberty Sage McCain in September 2020. The couple had a miscarriage in July 2019 before that.
The second child to the couple was due September 2022.
Ben Domenech Education
At the Calvert School in Baltimore, he finished his high school studies. He subsequently enrolled at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
He enrolled in the public William & Mary University in 1999 on a full scholarship. He also got the Ruben J. Salazar Award for writing from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists at the institution. But in his senior year, he left the university.
Ben Domenech Career
He entered The White House as an intern and staff assistant while still a student. He was also in charge of crafting speeches for the office. He was hired in September 2002 to write speeches for Tommy Thompson, the U.S. secretary of health and human services.
He was appointed chief speechwriter for senator Joh Coryn in April 2003. He worked as a speechwriter at intervals of two years. He left his job as a speechwriter in March 2005 to serve as the book editor of Regnery Publishing, where he remained for about a year.
He was employed as a blogger by The Washington Post in March 2006 to offer a conservative perspective. The following month, he accepted a contract position as a project manager and web writer with APCO Worldwide.
He was accepted as a senior member of the Heartland Institute in August 2009. He spent about six years working at the institution. He was also given a promotion to managing director of the company in the meantime.
He began publishing The Federalist, an online publication that covers politics, public policy, and religion, in September 2013. He currently serves as the magazine’s publisher.
He started working for CBS News as a contributor in January 2017. on addition to this, he has participated as a panelist on the television program Fox News Sunday.
Additionally, he has participated on political panels for programs like Face the Nation, The Greg Gutfeld Show, and Rey Eye with Tom Shillue.
Ben Domenech Controversy
He was employed by The Washington Post as a blogger in March 2006. He did, however, resign from the daily newspaper after being accused of plagiarizing in some of his writings. After those allegations were shown to be accurate, he resigned from his job as a blogger.
He stated in a tweet from earlier this year that anyone who attempts to join a union will suffer the consequences in their own way. The National Labor Relations Board Judge interpreted the tweet as an illegal threat against the workforce as a result of it.
The judge then decreed that the business must inform its employees of their legal rights via notices posted in the workplace and emails.