Profiles

Ben Queen

Ben Queen

ben.q@connect-wv.com
Partner & Contributing Photographer.  Ben Queen will manage the photography for Connect-Clarksburg.  When he was 13-years old, Ben
developed his own website business called www.BenQueenPhotography.com.  Today, he is a well known freelance photographer throughout North Central West Virginia.

His work has been published in The Exponent-Telegram, The Bridgeport News, Charleston Gazette, The Charleston Daily Mail and The Shinnston News & Harrison County Journal.  In addition, Ben has had work published in a number of WVU athletic programs including The Champs Sports Bowl, the Orange Bowl and the NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis.  In all, Ben has had more than 2,000 of his photographs published to date.

Ben is currently the primary freelance photographer for Connect-Bridgeport.

In 2008, Ben won a national photo contest sponsored by Canon cameras and the Pro-Football Hall of Fame.  Part of the prize was being able to attend and photograph Super Bowl XLIII.  In 2009, he was selected as the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce "Young Entrepreneur of the Year".  Graduating from Bridgeport High School this year, Ben is a national finalist for the "Young Entrepreneur of the Year" award given by the National Federation of Independent Businesses headquartered in Washington, DC.

Ben will attend WVU in the fall where he will major in Business.
 

Archives

Photos: Winners Announced at 3rd Annual Harrison County Theatre Awards Show at RCB

Hundreds of people filled the Robert C. Byrd Theatre Friday evening to celebrate Harrison County Theatre with the 3rd Annual Harrison County Theatre Awards presented by The Vintage Theatre Company and the Harrison County Board of Education....

Photos: Notre Dame Wins First Ever Basketball Championship

Notre Dame finished their run in the Class A State Tournament with a win over Ravenswood 63-55 to win their first ever championship! Check out photos from the championship game and celebration from the Charleston Civic Center.   ...

Photos: Notre Dame Advances to Semifinals, Play No. 1 Wheeling Central Friday

The No. 4 Notre Dame boys basketball team advanced past the first round of the WVSSAC State Tournament late Wednesday night as they beat Gimer County 66-45. The Irish were led by Jarrod West with 16 points and Jared Fagan who had 14. ...

Photos: West Virignia Beats Oklahoma State; Awaits Kansas on Tuesday

West Virginia hosted Oklahoma State Saturday afternoon at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown. Jonathan Holton led the Mountaineers with 15 points and 9 rebounds. West Virginia won the game 77-60. West Virginia's next game will be Tuesday against #...

Photos: RCB Falls to Bridgeport in Front of Huge Crowd

Bridgeport High School was filled to capacity on Saturday night as Robert C. Byrd traveled to Bridgeport for their first meeting this season. Bridgeport and RCB were tight through the first half, but Bridgeport pulled away in the second. Brid...

Photos: WVU Basketball Bounces Back With 100-58 Win Over Louisiana-Monroe

  On Sunday, the mountaineers were back in action after losing to 10th ranked Virginia on Tuesday. West Virginia (8-1) beat Louisiana-Monroe Sunday evening 100-58. Javon Carter led the mountaineers with 19 first half points.&nbs...

Photos: West Virginia Wins Final Home Game of the Year Over Iowa State

  It was an all around team win for the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday as they beat Iowa State 30-6. Saturday was the final home game of the year, which also means it was senior day. Check out images from senior day as well a...

Photos: Mountaineers Travel to Charleston Civic Center and Pick Up Win Over James Madison

  The Mountaineer men's basketball team traveled three hours Monday night to host a home game at the Charleston Civic Center against James Madison. West Virginia (2-0) certainly had to work as they pulled away in the seco...

Photos: RCB Football Loses Season Opener to Fairmont Senior 24-13

Friday night was the opening week of High School Football. Robert C. Byrd traveled to East-West Stadium in Fairmont to take on Fairmont Senior. Both offenses were slow, but Fairmont Senior started scoring and never let up. Robert C. Byrd scored tw...

Photos: West Virginia Football Now in Pads; Preparing for September 5th Start

  On Monday, the West Virginia Football team was back on the field for fall camp. The players are now in pads and are in full contact mode. WVU opens the season at home on September 5th against Georgia Southern. Check out photos...
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