Benson and Harf

Saturdays 10pm-12am

FM NewsTalk 97.1 has added a new Saturday evening show, “Benson and Harf,” hosted by Fox News Channel (FNC) contributors Guy Benson and FNC analyst Marie Harf. The new program will air Saturdays from 10pm-12am.
 
What do you get when you combine one of today's most visible young conservatives, Guy Benson, with someone who has held key roles in Democratic politics, Marie Harf?
 
You get a unique FOX News Talk Show that focuses on a fresh take of all the day's issues with a perspective from both sides of the aisle. The show will focus on politics but will also touch on the stories of the day that your listeners are talking about. Daily topics will also include pop-culture, entertainment, sports and much, much more.
 
Guy Benson joined FNC in 2013 and provides political commentary across FNC and FOX Business Network's (FBN) daytime and primetime programming. Additionally, he serves as political editor of Townhall.com.  In 2015, Benson was named to Forbes' 2015 "30 under 30′" Law & Policy list and in 2017, landed on Huff Post's roster for the "25 top millennial broadcasters in American news and politics." Throughout his career, he has served as a Media Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution and a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University's Institute of Politics. He is also a recipient of the College Republican National Committee's biennial Lee Atwater "Outstanding Young Conservative" award. Benson is the co-author of "End of Discussion" and graduated with honors from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in 2007.
 
Marie Harf joined the network in 2017 to offer national security and political analysis across FNC and FBN's daytime and primetime programming. She is a communications strategist who has held a variety of senior roles in government and democratic politics since arriving in Washington over a decade ago. Most recently, Harf served as the senior adviser for strategic communications to Secretary of State John Kerry and previously held the position of deputy spokesperson for the State Department from July 2013 until May 2015. During the 2012 presidential election, she ran national security and foreign policy issues for President Barack Obama on his re-election campaign. She began her career at the Central Intelligence Agency and received a Master's degree in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in political science from Indiana University. Additionally, she served as a Fellow at Georgetown University in 2017.