Based in New Zealand, Chris Philpott has a background in music and television, having worked full time in programming roles in both industries, as well as playing bass and singing in a plethora of semi-successful cover bands.

In 2007, Chris started writing music reviews for Ian Wishart’s Investigate Magazine, and features for Whangarei’s Scene Magazine, before taking a role as television columnist at, and later His written work has appeared in the Whangarei Leader, the Northern Advocate, the Christchurch Press and The Spinoff, in addition to Investigate, Scene, Stuff and the NZ Herald, and Chris has appeared on RadioLive and Kiwi FM.

Chris now works full time in television programming, and writes part time on a range of subjects. He is working on two books – one a time travel thriller, and one documenting the third year of the pandemic.

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