Ben Lyda



Ben Lyda is the live truck operator and news photographer. He joined the staff in July 2013 as a digital journalist.

Before joining KMVT, Ben worked on a number of feature films and TV shows in Orlando, FL and Los Angeles, CA. Including FOX’s The X Factor. He has also worked on shows for networks such as MTV, History, NBC, NatGeo and even the website Funny Or Die.

Ben graduated from Valencia College in Orlando, FL in 2011 with a degree in Film Production Technology. Prior to moving to Florida he attended Boise State in Mass Communication for a short time. Ben grew up in Twin Falls and graduated from Twin Falls High School in 1999. Then he attended the College Of Sothern Idaho and graduated with an Associate Arts degree.

Ben is the youngest of seven children and spent his childhood in Twin Falls, ID. After high school he spent two years in London and the past ten years moving around the country. He is happy to be back in his home town with his fiance Chelsea, and to be a part of this wonderful community again.

When Ben isn’t working he is busy building his own production company, spending time with his family and enjoying the beautiful outdoors of southern Idaho. He hopes to one day build up a film industry here in Idaho.

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