Emily Benson has already joined us as our new Director of Communications. For the past four years, Ms. Benson was a senior administrator at the International Academy of New York where she worked in admission, marketing, and communications roles. Prior to joining the independent school world, Ms. Benson worked for more than 20 years in the TV industry as a director, producer, and writer, for networks like CNN, The History Channel, and Food Network. She earned her B.A. in English Literature from Augustana College and received her M.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Emerson College. Ms. Benson just made the full-time move from Manhattan with her husband to their home in Egremont, MA. Their three children: Penelope, Philip, and Paul, will be in 1st and 4th grades at IMS.