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Jeff Benjamin’s expertise on pop music—particularly in international music and his speciality as an expert in K-pop (Korean pop)—has been featured in and commissioned as a source and expert for outlets like the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CNN, USA Today, Time, MTV, The Fader and more.
The New York-based journalist has made on-air appearances and hosted segments for CNN, Billboard, ABC News, CBS, NBC, Good Morning America, E! News, Inside Edition, FOX, BUILD Series, Cheddar, NY1, Extra and more. The 29-year-old has spoken on radio and podcasts for the New York Times’ ‘Popcast’ podcast, NPR ,‘Here & Now,’ Billboard’s Must-Hear Music podcast, Barstool Sports and more. New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CNN, USA Today, Time, MTV, The Fader and more.
Jeff has been asked to share his expertise as an expert, journalist and consultant to speak at local and international events including SXSW, Comic-Con and KCON in the United States, MU:CON and MBN Y Forum in South Korea, MIDEM in France, and more.
“The leading American authority on K-pop.”
–The New York Times, 2018
“You’re the perfect person to talk to us about K-pop.”
“Jeff is a K-pop expert.”
Jason Lipshutz, 2018