The Team

The Team


BEN COHEN Ben Cohen is the editor of The Daily Banter and founder of Banter Media Group. Ben has written for the Huffington Post and is a regular guest on the Huff Post Live and the RT Network. Ben covered boxing and Mixed Martial Arts for,, Black Belt Magazine, Boxing Monthly Magazine and Originally from London, England he currently lives in Washington DC.

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Chez Paienza is an award-winning television news producer, author and Media Editor at The Daily Banter. Famously fired from CNN for having a blog, Chez produced and managed daily content multiple television stations including MSNBC and CNN. He has two L.A.-area Emmys as well as a Golden Mic. In addition, he’s been a regular contributor to Sirius XM’s POTUS and Indie Talk channels.

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Tommy Christopher is the White House correspondent for The Daily Banter. A highly respected veteran journalist, Christopher covered the White House for Mediaite. Christopher has been a regular guest on MSNBC, The Young Turks, RT, and CNN.

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Michael Luciano is the Senior Editor at The Daily Banter. Previously he was the Breaking News Editor at PolicyMic and also taught at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, where his classes learned harsh realities about American politics. He lives in New York.

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Jamie Frevele has written for The Maude, Mental Floss, The Mary Sue, Boing Boing, Geekosystem, and The Huffington Post and is a co-producer for New York City’sMonday Night Fan Fiction. She covers culture, rags on celebrities and does jokes for The Daily Banter.

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