Ben Goff is currently a staff photographer at the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Goff previously worked for two newspapers in North Carolina: The Gaston Gazette and the Rocky Mount Telegram.

Ben earned a B.S. degree in Environmental Science from Brevard College in 2007 before deciding to turn his lifelong hobby into a career, and has since been recognized with numerous annual awards from the North Carolina Press Association and the North Carolina Press Photographers Association.

Photo courtesy of Brian Dowling