Ben Simmoneau joined Fox 5 in June 2013. Prior to joining Fox 5, Simmoneau worked as an anchor/reporter for KYW-TV, the CBS-owned station in Philadelphia. Previously, he worked as an investigative reporter and anchor at WGAL-TV, the NBC affiliate in Harrisburg-Lancaster, Pa.
Simmoneau is the recipient of three Emmy Awards, an EdwardR. Murrow award for investigative reporting and a Walter Cronkite Awardfrom the University of Southern California for excellence in political journalism.
Before graduating from Ithaca College with a journalism degree,Simmoneau worked for Chris Matthews as a researcher on his bestselling book American: Beyond Our Grandest Notions.
An avid runner, Simmoneau also enjoys reading, traveling andexploring the city. He currently resides in Manhattan with his wife and daughter.