Ben Domenech Biography
Ben Domenech is a skilled American journalist currently working at FNV as Media Contributor. He joined the news team in February 2021.
Ben Domenech Age
How old is Domenech? He is 40 years as of 2023. Domenech was born on January 1, 1982, in Jackson, South Carolina. He is of Puerto Rican and Dutch-Irish descent.
Ben Domenech Education
He joined William & Mary College in 1999. He left the college in 2002 before his senior year after getting a job offer from the United Nations
Ben Domenech Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Ben Domenech Family
He is the son of Douglas Domenech (father) and Jeanne Schram (mother). He is the son-in-law of John McCain and Cindy McCain.He was born in Jackson, South Carolina.
Ben Domenech Wife
He is happily married to Meghan McCain who is an American columnist, author, co-host of The View, and an ABC News contributor. McCain is the daughter of the 2008 presidential candidate and U.S. senator John McCain and Cindy McCain. They tied the knot on November 21, 2017, in a small ceremony graced by the presence of their close family members.
Ben Domenech Ex-Wife
Previously, he was married to Caroline Seaton Powell from 2003 to 2009. Later he married Christine Elizabeth Kilma in 2010 however things didn’t work well and ended their marriage.
Ben Domenech Children
His wife Meghan McCain announced on 22nd March 2020 that she is pregnant after suffering a miscarriage. She will be self-isolating as a preventive measure. She will continue appearing on the view from home through satellite. Their daughter Liberty was born in 2020.
Ben Domenech Career
Domenech provides political commentary across all FOX News Media platforms and will host a weekly podcast for FOX News Audio in this capacity. He Currently, works as publisher of The Federalist, a conservative online magazine he co-founded in 2013 that covers politics, policy, culture, and religion.
Furthermore, he is also the host of The Federalist Radio Hour podcast and the author of the daily political insider newsletter The Transom. Domenech was a fellow at The Manhattan Institute and a senior fellow at The Heartland Institute before joining FNC.
Additionally, he served as editor-in-chief of The City, an academic journal focused on faith and culture published by Houston Baptist University. During the 2012 and 2016 election cycles, he also appeared across multiple networks most prominently on CBS News’s Face the Nation.
During George W. Bush administration, Prior to that, he worked as a speechwriter for the former Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson, and Republican Senator John Cornyn of Texas during the George W. Bush administration. In addition, he also worked as an editor for Eagle Publishing, where he worked on a number of New York Times bestsellers.
He also established and he an active board member of the conservative website RedState and co-hosted the award-winning daily podcast Coffee & Markets, where he delved into business, policy, and politics. Domenech resides in Virginia with his wife Meghan McCain, co-host of ABC’s The View, and their daughter Liberty.
Ben Domenech Controversies
Domenech was hired by The Washington Post’s online arm to write a blog providing “a daily blend of remark, survey, and cultural criticism”. The choice was looked down upon by Media Matters for America, claiming that ” there were, however, no progressive bloggers—and no one left of center with the credentials of a political operative—on washingtonpost.com to provide balance to Domenech.”
New York Times received information from The Instapundit organizer Glenn Reynolds that Domenech’s appointment attracted anger “as a result of a conservative and he was given real estate at The Washington Post” and this drove bloggers to find “something they could use to get rid of him.”
On March 21, 2006, Red America debuted but Domenech resigned three days later after only six posts after other bloggers posted evidence that Domenech had plagiarized work from the Washington Post, The New Yorker, humorist P. J. O’Rourke, and several other writers on March 21, 2006. Domenech referred the humorist and granted permission to use his words, adding that he could not recall ever meeting the college student which was denied by P.J.
Ben Domenech Plagiarism
The Fat Hat from Domeneh’s newspaper editors denied allegations by Domenech that one instance of plagiarism was because the editors had “inserted a passage from The New Yorker in an article without his knowledge,” saying that “Mr. Domenech’s actions, if true, [were] deeply offensive.”
The editors of the National Review confirmed on its web The Corner that Domenech appeared to have copy-pasted at least one article he had written for that publication on March 24, 2006. , Washington Post’s online editor Jim Brady, declared Domenech’s resignation saying “an investigation into these allegations of plagiarism was ongoing, and in the interim, Domenech has resigned, effective immediately.”
Domenech finally apologized writing in a RedState post entitled “Contrition,” that “there is no excuse for this… I hope that nothing I’ve done as a young person or in my professional life will reflect badly on the movement and principles I believe in” after the first denial of the plagiarism.
In September 2003, Domenech debuted an online magazine known as The Federalist. It talks about politics, policy, and culture. It remained a secret of the one who funds the Federalist, and Domenech himself refuses to reveal this information and regularly blocks anyone who asks about it on social media.
Ben Domenech Salary|Net Worth
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.
Ben Domenech Social Media Platforms
Domenech is very active on social media platforms and has over 176.6k followers on Twitter, 3.9k followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.