The PSU Big Apple Podcast | Episode 5

ben-feller

The PSU Big Apple Podcast is our latest manifestation that we hope will embody the “We Are” mantra. Part of our goal in creating this podcast is to highlight stories from graduates of all backgrounds and experiences. In fact, our first twelve episodes will feature guests from each of Penn State’s twelve colleges. Join us each month as we dive into the lives and career paths of NYC based Penn State alumni. With guests from the Smeal College of Business to the Eberly College of Science, we’ll discuss their unique journeys, review their successes, unpack their failures, and understand their perspective on overcoming adversity.

In This Episode...

Ben Feller is a Partner at Mercury, a global strategy firm, where he advises companies and organizations and specializes in crafting powerful messaging. He came to Mercury in 2013 after a 20-year career in which he distinguished himself as one of the finest reporters in the nation. Ben served as the Chief White House Correspondent for The Associated Press, the largest news organization in the world. Ben covered Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush and traveled aboard Air Force One to more than 25 countries. An Alumni Fellow, Ben is a ’92 graduate of the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications.

In this episode, Ben shares his journey from graduate to becoming AP Chief White House Correspondent and subsequently landing in The Big Apple as a Partner with the global strategy firm, Mercury. Ben emphasizes the fundamentals and tactics he used along the way and explains what keeps him grounded and humbled, serving on the global storytelling stage.

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