Charlotte Checkers Front Office

Ben Carter

Producer of Creative Services

Ben Carter
Carter originally joined the Checkers in 2011 as a game-day photographer and videographer. After two seasons of shooting for the team, he transitioned to a full-time position as producer of creative services in 2013. In his current role, he is responsible for video production, photography, design and a variety of the team's other creative needs.

After attending the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Ben spent six years making records and touring the country with his band, playing "everything from VFW halls to arenas." Outside of the Checkers, he is a freelance photographer specializing in weddings and lifestyle portraits.


Hometown Born in the suburbs of Chicago but North Carolina is home
College and major UNCW business management major. Clearly not putting that to use. Pretty happy about it.
As a kid, you dreamed of becoming: The fifth Beatle
Name one thing on your bucket list See McCartney play live, track my family heritage and spend a week in the south of France
If you were an animal, what would you be? My cat, Steve. Her life is incredible.
First CD/tape Michael Jackson: "Dangerous"
Favorite food Mexican
Favorite movie The Godfather, Lost in Translation, Ocean's 11
Favorite pro/college sports team Chicago Cubs, Carolina Hurricanes, Carolina Panthers, Manchester United
Favorite type of music Anything actually written with passion and creativity
Favorite band The Beatles, Ben Folds, Foo Fighters, Silverchair, Tom Petty and U2
Favorite book The Godfather
Fun fact I've been to 46 of the 50 states multiple times each and have driven non-stop from Charlotte to Los Angeles and back three times. Not fun.