Prominent Journalist, Content Creator, Sketches, Leader and Speaker

Benny Johnson has been called the “Godfather of the Conservative Internet”, he has millions of followers across his social media accounts, and he creates viral political videos that have billions of views of online. Benny serves as the Chief Creative Officer at Turning Point, USA; and host of the Benny Show Podcast. Whether in front of or behind the camera, Benny’s signature sense of humor and trademark wit have earned him recognition all over the political world. 

He’s worked previously as a host at Newsmax, Viral Politics Editor at TheBlaze, Digital Director of National Review, Creative Director at International Journal Review, and Viral Politics Editor at Buzzfeed. Benny has taken his flair for the peculiar culture of the web with him to each stop and remained ahead of the curve in using the burgeoning medium to reach a growing audience for more than a decade.

Despite his sizable online presence, Benny also loves engaging in person. He has a fondness for expressive clothing and has become an onstage fixture at Turning Point’s youth outreaches—often participating in larger than life sketches to the delight of younger audiences.

Though gifted with a large personality, Benny is a man of simple tastes. He prefers to spend his free time with his wife Kate and his daughters Ellouise and Juliet. He enjoys sitting down with glass of whiskey and a pipe, preferably after a meal featuring as much meat as he can fit on the grill. Benny hails from Cedar Rapids, Iowa and graduated from the University of Iowa. He currently resides in Tampa, FL.

Benny Johnson is a dynamic and innovative leader who serves as a catalyst for creativity and expression. As a prominent journalist, content creator, and speaker, Johnson inspires individuals to embrace their unique talents, think outside the box, and use their voices to effect positive change. With his infectious enthusiasm and unwavering belief in the power of individual expression, he encourages others to step into their creative potential and make a difference in their communities and beyond.

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