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: WVU Football Practice Continues

The West Virginia Mountaineer Football team continued fall practice on Thursday as the media had their second chance at access since practice began on Monday. Check out photos below from practice....

Connect-Clarksburg Video Raises Concerns

On Tuesday night, a series of automobile wrecks occurred in the Broadway and East View communities. An SUV licensed from Ohio apparently caused the two separate wrecks starting at about 8:30pm. The first of those wrecks resulted with two chil...

SUV Causes Two High Speed Collisions, Coming to Rest in East View that Sent Many to the Hospital

An SUV caused two accidents in Clarksburg and East View sending many people to the local hospital and might be life-threatening on Monday evening   The first accident happened before 9pm and involved two vehicles on Philippi Pike in C...

Accident Shuts Down Route 50 Westbound on Thursday Afternoon; Sends One Patient Via HealthNet

  The two westbound lanes of Route 50 near Salem were shut down due to an accident on Thursday afternoon. The accident occurred around 4pm at the intersection of Route 50 and Tarklin Road. HealthNet was called to the scene and was ab...

Photos: New Zealander Danny Lee Wins The 2015 Greenbrier Classic and $1.2 Million Prize

It came down to a four-man playoff to decide the 2015 Greenbrier Classic Champion from White Sulpher Springs, West Virginia.  In the end, New Zealander Danny Lee finished the champion after winning the second playoff hole.  This was...

Photos: Jason Bohn Shoots 61, Tied With Four Players for the Lead of Greenbrier Classic

  Four players are tied at (-11) for the top spot at the 2015 Greenbrier Classic in White Sulpher Springs, West Virginia.    Jason Bohn, who shot a 61 (-9) on Saturday, is the most recent face to see the top of the...

Vegas, Langley Lead The Greenbrier Classic After 36 Holes

Rain was still a factor on Friday at the Greenbrier Classic during the second round of play in White Sulpher Springs, WV.   Jhonattan Vegas and Scott Langley currently lead the field at (-9). Behind those are seven who are a...

Tiger Woods Shoots His Best Round to Start the Greenbrier Classic

Tiger Woods closed his opening round Thursday at the Greenbrier Classic with three consecutive birdies, finishing with a 4-under 66. This round, was his lowest round of the season. Woods, tied for 11th, trails the overall leader, Scott Langley, by...

Accident Involving Tractor Trailer Shuts Down I-79 Southbound

  Around 8:30am Monday morning, an accident involving a tractor trailer shut down I-79 southbound around the 120 mile marker. As of 9:30am emergency crews are still on the scene and three of the four lanes are still shut down. ...

Three Vehicle Accident Shuts Down One Lane of Route 50 Eastbound

Three vehicles were involved in a rear-end type collision Sunday afternoon just before 2pm in Clarksburg on Route 50 Eastbound just after Bridgeport Hill Road. One lane of Route 50 eastbound was shut down for about an hour due to the accident....
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