Sean Phipps joined Nooga.com full-time in 2013 as a staff reporter, covering arts, entertainment and lifestyle in the Chattanooga area. A native of the Tri-Cities, he ventured to Chattanooga in 2001 to attend college. Sean has since spent over a decade working in the media industry in Chattanooga. He spent time as a broadcaster with WUTC-FM, where he created the award-winning "Around and About" local news segment. After radio, he worked for the Chattanooga Times Free Press as an audio specialist and podcaster. He then served as a co-host and head producer for The David Magee Show, a national television program that aired in over 17 million homes across America.