Chip Alfred

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Location
Philadelphia, PA
School
San Francisco State University
Expertise
Movies, TV, Music
  • From movie stars to TV stars to major recording artists, Chip has always been fascinated by the real lives of celebrities. Do they use their platform for good, or is their fame and fortune turning their lives upside down? Whatever they do or say, Chip is getting the scoop on that story.
  • Chip is a seasoned news writer who is recognized by readers and his peers alike as a master storyteller and an expert interviewer. He is a strong journalist because he is innately curious, loves doing research, and approaches every story as an exciting new challenge.
  • He is an award-winning writer and creative director who started his career as a TV news promotion director. He honed his skills working alongside outstanding journalists in TV newsrooms owned by major media companies, including Scripps Howard and Hearst Television.

Experience

A self-proclaimed celebrity news junkie, Chip is an award-winning creative writer who has been writing feature stories for more than 15 years. With bylines in Philadelphia Weekly, South Florida Gay News, and Out in Jersey, he's covered arts and culture and written many celebrity features as editor-at-large for A&U (America's AIDS Magazine), where he interviewed designer Kenneth Cole, fashion influencer and former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo, and five-time Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis. Chip is also a published songwriter and a huge movie buff who loves seeing films on the big screen.

Education

Chip has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts from San Francisco State University, where he cut his teeth working on the university's TV newscast.
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