Ben Fitzgerald has worked in journalism for more than 20 years, learning the ropes as a junior reporter on the Eastern Daily Press and the Wisbech Standard. He has also worked as specialist health reporter, sub editor and columnist on the Gloucestershire Echo and Swindon Advertiser.
Ben has also worked freelance on a variety of national titles including the Sun, Mirror, and Observer. He is a qualified teacher having spent six years working in the primary sector.
Ben is an enthusiastic rock climber and enjoys spending time in the mountains working out how to fold a map.
Ben is married with three children and lives in Swindon in a house he shares with his understanding wife and over-enthusiastic Labrador Collie dog Enzo.