Ben started his career in 2005 as an Intern at BBC News in Moscow, Russia. From 2007 to 2011, he had a position of Multimedia Producer. From 2011 to 2013, Ben served as a Senior Political/Business Reporter at The Rio Times, covering Brazil and South American news. In 2013 he joined Anadolu Agency as a Brazil Correspondent and left the company in 2016. These years, being a Freelance journalist, he wrote on politics, business and travel in Brazil and Latin America for various international news outlets, including the BBC, the EIU, Vice News and Mashable.