Ben Atkinson is an author, broadcaster and digital designer. Ben has written two novels to date and is currently working on a third, alongside finishing a travelogue about his travels in the USA at the turn of the decade. Ben has presented a Country Music programme on UK radio since 2008 and is a member of the Country Music Association of America.
In January 2016, Ben graduated from the University of Lincoln with a Master of Arts degree in Digital Media and before that studied Media Production at the University from 2010 to 2013, graduating with a First Class BA(Hons) Degree and the award for Outstanding Contribution to the Lincoln School of Media. Ben has worked with a wide range of national and international clients in the media industry, performing arts, small-business and beyond.
Since 2008, Ben has presented a weekly two-hour country music programme, Ben's Country Music Show, broadcast on stations throughout the UK. In that time he has interviewed a wide range of UK and American artists and continues to write academic essays on a series of subjects within the genre.
"Chris took in views across a river and towards mountains thrust up in mismatched patterns from the ground, great piles of earth in greens and yellows, where flowers grew on the slopes and pools filled the great rims of the summit."
- Walking on Cinders -
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