About Nate

Nate Benson is a journalist based in Buffalo. Working with video, audio and digital platforms since 2002 his experience in production, broadcast television, podcasting, marketing, social media, and new media has allowed him to tell stories with passion, speed, and creativity.

Currently, Nate is an award-winning reporter and special projects producer at WGRZ (NBC) in Buffalo.

Nate contributed coverage of the January 2015 blizzard that won Daybreak a 2014 NYS Emmy Award and a 2017 Murrow award for breaking news coverage of the Bethlehem Steel fire in November 2016. In 2020 he was awarded an Associated Press award in the Public Service category for his coverage of Broadband in Buffalo.

Previously, Nate worked as a director and producer at WBBZ-TV in Buffalo where he oversaw the production of multiple weekly original programs.

Nate lives in Buffalo with his wife and two kids.

Live, laugh, eat wings.”

– NB