Ben Raines – Giddens
May 1, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Come meet Ben Raines, investigative reporter for AL.com as he talks about his work and the environmental issues and the natural wonders in Alabama he has covered for over two decades.
Mr. Raines wrote and produced the documentary America’s Amazon, which has been distributed to public schools across Alabama and is airing on PBS stations around the country. His underwater film work has appeared in documentaries on the Discovery Channel and National Geographic TV, and now in The Underwater Forest, which he wrote, filmed, and directed.
He is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in filmmaking, and is a U.S. Coast Guard-licensed captain, giving tours of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta. He resides in Fairhope, Alabama.