Ben Gibson

Copy Editor, Editor, Graphic Designer, Photographer, Writer

Always looking for the story

Traveled the country over the past 10 years to pursue my career in journalism, but now I call Statesville, North Carolina my home.

While my career is focused on sports, I've covered city and government affairs, crime, general news, and anything else you can think of in a news room.
Content Types
Article, Graphic, Infographic, Infographic Copy, Checklist, Blog Post
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Shepherd University, Mass Communications

Published Content

Carlsbad couple's taco truck becomes restaurant

What was once a dream became a reality for a family looking to share their Southwest cooking with the Carlsbad, N.M. community.

September, 23 2012
App Teaches Kids About Energy
September, 5 2012
New Mexico's other chile: Some like it hot
September, 9 2012
Sounds like Thaddeus Young wants to stay with the Indiana Pacers
May, 7 2018
Would You Want Becky Hammon To Coach Your NBA Team?

Op-ed on Becky Hammond's chances of becoming an NBA head coach one day. She is already an assistant with the San Antonio Spurs, but with her resume, she become the first female head coach in the NBA.

June, 23 2016
Jonathan Bender finding success after his NBA career

An in-depth interview with former Indiana Pacers forward Jonathan Bender. While his career in the NBA was limited by injuries, it allowed him to develop a medical device that takes stress off the knees — one of the reasons for his shortened career.

June, 23 2016
‘Millennial Culture’ Isn’t the Phoenix Suns Problem
January, 4 2016
Zeta Nu In the Newspaper
Daily NBA Fix: Stephen Curry is Still The MVP
October, 28 2015
Daily NBA Fix: Kobe Bryant Still Has Something Left in the Tank
October, 29 2015
Victor Oladipo 3.0: The new and improved guard of the Indiana Pacers
October, 18 2017
Miami Heat: Time To Fight Back, But It Won’t Be Easy
April, 27 2016
Volatile Chemistry: Why last season’s Indiana Pacers underachieved

A behind the scene look — with multiple sources — at the locker room problems that plagued the 2017-18 Indiana Pacers. I spoke with a number of sources inside and outside of the organization to paint a clear picture of the chemistry issues that stopped the Pacers from reaching their potential.

March, 16 2018
Daily NBA Fix: The Los Angeles Lakers Need To Accept They Aren’t Special
June, 23 2016
LeBron James And The City Of Cleveland’s Complicated Relationship
April, 13 2018
Kemba Walker’s Evolution Into the King of the Charlotte Hornets’ Hive
June, 23 2016
Why Jeremy Lin Discussion Always Comes Back To Race
April, 12 2016
Faces and Heels: The Rise and Fall of the Indiana Pacers

A creative piece that allowed me to compare and contrast the Indiana Pacers over a number of seasons. The story is one of an underdog team eventually becoming the villain while LeBron James and the Miami Heat took the journey in reverse.

February, 28 2014
Each State’s All-Time NBA Starting Five
June, 23 2016
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