I’m Benét J. Wilson, the Credit Cards Editor and a travel writer for The Points Guy, based in Baltimore, Md. I have more than 30 years of experience in journalism and communications. As a manager, I’ve read hundreds of resumes. done dozens of interviews and hired scores of people. I’ve done more than 300 FREE resume reviews for student, young, emerging, mid-level and senior journalists and communicators. I do a regular series of live chats on career issues and have presented at conferences and conventions.
I’m honored to serve on the board of the Online News Association and Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism. I’m the immediate past VP-Digital of the National Association of Black Journalists and president of the Baltimore Association of Black Journalists. I’m a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Asian American Journalists Association, NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists and Journalism and Women Symposium.
I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from American University and am currently a student pilot.
You can contact me here.