Ben Sessoms


Ben Sessoms covers housing and gentrification in the Triangle for the (Raleigh, North Carolina) News & Observer through Report for America, a national service program that places journalists in newsrooms across the country to report on under-covered issues. Before joining the News & Observer, Sessoms covered long-term hurricane recovery in eastern North Carolina for the Carnegie-Knight News21 program and education in Iredell County for the Statesville Record & Landmark. He is a 2019 alum of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.