What is Ben Rueter Writing

Unwinnable Monthly is an award-winning website and magazine founded in 2010 that features articles on video games and pop culture. I’ve written for Unwinnable on a freelance basis.

I have a feature article in the July 2021 issue. Here is an excerpt.


Rewire is a non-profit publication produced by Twin Cities PBS. I’ve written for Rewire on a freelance basis.

My stories can be found here.


I wrote for Eau Claire Leader-Telegram from 2017-2018. This Wisconsin daily newspaper serves the communities in Eau Claire, Chippewa and Dunn counties. My reporting included Dunn County courts, crime, government as well as Menomonie city government, crime, school district and the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

I also wrote articles in a business magazine that serves the Chippewa Valley called Business Leader.

My reporting can be found here.


I wrote for Beaver Dam Daily Citizen from 2013-2017. This Wisconsin daily newspaper serves the communities of Beaver Dam, Mayville, Horicon, Waupun, and Juneau. My main focus was Beaver Dam, Horicon and Juneau city governments.

Feature Projects

The 100-Year Flood series

Downtown at the Crossroads series

Dodge County Sales Tax stories

My reporting can be found here.

Honors

Wisconsin Newspaper Association, 2017

Wisconsin Newspaper Association, 2016

Wisconsin Newspaper Association, 2015

Wisconsin Newspaper Association, 2013


I write video games reviews and previews as well as opinion pieces on a freelance basis.

A few of my opinion pieces have been published in the Maricopa Monitor, Maricopa, Arizona.

My most recent articles can be found here.


I was an intern at Volume One in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

I aided the editorial staff with their annual “Going Green” issue. Once my internship ended, I continued to report on interests to the Chippewa Valley that involved the quirky, business interests, great music and tasty food.

My writing can be found here.


As a student at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, I wrote for two publications. One was the university newspaper, The Spectator and the other was a student-led newsroom called Inside Eau Claire in 2011.

I was hired by The Spectator as a staff writer and then as a copy editor. There I covered various topics such as college sports, student government, university artsand student life pieces.