Amalie Benjamin is a general assignment reporter for the Boston Globe. She has been covering the Red Sox beat since July 2006, filling the vacancy left by Chris Snow's departure. She also provides Sox coverage for New England Sports Network.
- Age: 24
- Marital Status: Single (Engaged to be married to a Dodgers fan/ LA native, as per her Globe mailbag, 9/21/10)
- Hometown: Newton, MA
- Resides: Somerville, MA
- High School: Newton (MA) North H.S., 2000
- College: Northwestern University, B.A. in English, 2004
- Prior Experience: New York Times sports desk reporter, 2004-2005; Washington Post intern, 2004; Chicago Tribune intern, 2004; New Orleans Times-Picayune, 2003; Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette intern, 2002; Community Newspaper Company (Needham MA) stringer, 2001.
- Trautwein's Decree: "Amalie puts the RP in VORP. Chicks like her are a dime a dozen in law schools, med schools, and master's programs across the country. She's the Eric Hinske of this group. She'll suffice, but in 5 years you'll have forgotten she ever played for your team." (Commenting on the who is the hottest NESN Reporter: Amalie, Hazel, Tina or Kathryn.)
- Weebs would eat her like a snack cake.
- drives a 2nd generation Prius
- follows SoSH resident artiste The Napkin to bars and secretly observes him.
- much debate on growler possibilties