Link to Résumé (PDF)


Cell: 636 288 5284

Twitter: @BenjaminBathke



I am an energetic agent of change motivated to empower others through words, actions and attitudes while delivering quality work.

Professional Job Experience, Intern

St. Louis, Missouri. Columnist, video journalist, & host of interview show. Also using social media & marketing to promote stories as well as assisting in business development.

BathkeGlobal, Founder

Building online customer base for e-commerce sector of companies including Dell, Apple, VISA & AT&T. Marketing, training and leading partners.

Bavarian Broadcasting, Intern

Television station in Würzburg, Germany. Conducting research, sifting archive material, working editorially & creating own news reports.

Antenne Niedersachsen, Intern

Radio station in Hannover, Germany. Wrote news reports and on-location comments. Prepared and conducted interviews.

Graduate Assistant, The Legacy & LindenLink

Lindenwood University and its online version, respectively; researching and writing news reports, opinion pieces and reviews; copy-editing and proof-reading.

Graduate Assistant, LUTV

Editing, running camera, directing and producing sporting events and in-studio productions; shift supervisor: directing efforts of Work and Learn staff.

LUTV, On Air Talent

Host talk shows, anchor weekly newscasts, talent for NFL Draft Show. Write news stories, create news packages for newscasts.

LUTV, Producer

Shoot, report, and manage personnel for newscasts. Write and edit content, assemble graphics, and make lower thirds for multiple news, sports, and interview shows.

KCLC 89.1 The Wood, Radio Play-by-Play and Color Commentary

Broadcaster for St. Louis area high school football. Experienced operating equipment used in studio, and on remotes. Commentated the Missouri Class 3 2012 State Championships Game.

Skills and Familiarities

Experience with Design Thinking, Microsoft Office applications, Avid, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, html/css, WordPress, entrepreneurship, rapid prototyping, video production, camera operations, reporting, writing, copy-editing, anchoring, producing, directing, iNews, Twitter, Facebook, public speaking.


Pursuing a M.A. in Communications at Lindenwood University: 1/2012-Present

University of Virginia – Semester At Sea program: 1/2013-4/2013

University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, United Kingdom: 9/2010-3/2011

B.A. in History and Specialist Journalism from Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Germany: 10/2008-10/2011


Due to the public nature of this website, the contact information for the following individuals is only available upon request. Please see the top of this page to learn how you can contact Benjamin for references’ contact information.

Edward Domain


Nadine Srossen

Lawyer, civil rights advocate and former president of the American Civil Liberties Union

George Kembel

Founder of Stanford’s (Institute for Design at Stanford), CEO & investor

Daniel Epstein

Entrepreneur & founder of the Unreasonable Institute in Boulder, Colorado

Mike Wall

Dean of the School of Communications – Lindenwood University

Edward Voss

LUTV Operations Director & Assistant Professor of Communication – Lindenwood University

Jill Falk

LUTV News Director & Assistant Professor of Communication – Lindenwood University

Andrew Allen Smith

Assistant Professor of Communications – Lindenwood University


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