Benito started his broadcast career at a small Public Radio station in 2003 and it grew from there. Benito came to Idaho from a tiny town in New Mexico in 2007 to work for a Twin Falls TV station. He did that for several years and got to know southern Idaho meeting all sorts of people. In 2012 Benito joined Townsquare Media as the morning host and anchor of AM Idaho and serves as the news director. Benito enjoys the great outdoors of Idaho from the top of mountain peaks to the lower levels of area canyons.