Ben F. Silverio

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Location
Los Angeles, CA
School
Drexel University
Expertise
NXT, American Indies, Attitude Era
  • Hailing from the Birthplace of Extreme and spending a number of years in the Windy City, Ben has always been surrounded by professional wrestling. He has also traveled all over the country to concert venues, gyms, arenas, and rec halls to watch matches.
  • Ben has interviewed a number of wrestling legends and personalities throughout his career, including Mick Foley, "The Million Dollar Man" Ted Dibiase, the Motor City Machine Guns, and the Blue Meanie.
  • Ben has had exactly one day of wrestling training, where he learned that John Cena runs the ropes incorrectly and the importance of tucking your chin.

Experience

Ben F. Silverio is a pop culture enthusiast from Philadelphia, PA that loves storytelling in all forms. In his decade-plus career, he has used his skills all over the internet as a journalist, critic, editor, and social media ninja to craft nearly 4,000 news articles and editorials for the likes of /Film, ScienceFiction.com, the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, and Geek Anything. In addition to film and television, Ben is a fan of professional wrestling, superhero comic books, and being an advocate for representation in media.

Education

Ben attended Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA to learn the ins and outs of filmmaking both in front of the camera and behind the scenes. After completing an internship with Rain Management Group, he graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Screenwriting and Playwriting with a minor in Television Production.
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