Hannah Benson is a second-year student at Elon University with a major in Cinema and Television Arts and a dual minor in Art and Leadership Studies. She is involved on campus as a writer, director and actress for the university’s premier sketch comedy television show, Elon Tonight, as an Isabella Cannon Leadership Fellow with the corresponding presidential scholarship, as a columnist for the Pendulum, Elon’s student newspaper and as a University Tour Guide. Additionally, she was recently inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, an esteemed communications honors society.
Hannah is interested in entertainment television and multimedia content in every aspect of the words; she can see herself in 10 years as a writer for Saturday Night Live, a freelance stand-up comedian, a promotional content creator or as the director of a television sitcom, and she would be pleased with any of those turnouts. She has been involved in all aspects of the communications world for quite a few years now, and she plans to utilize every aspect of her college education to make sure she’s prepared for anything.