WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN: If you’re looking for a little more star power in your stories, make sure you tune in to Story Worthy. Hosts Christine Blackburn and Hannes Phinney perfectly set the stage for some of the premier talents in Hollywood to share their interesting and personal stories.
-Buzz Feed Magazine, July 2015
I'm the youngest of 6 kids and growing up we didn't have a lot of money. We didn't go anywhere in my little hometown Gibsonia, a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. My father had the car at work all day, so we couldn't go anywhere. Read more about my upbringing in my memoir "PIT To LAX: My Story Worthy Life."
The idea of living in Los Angeles and working in the entertainment industry seemed like a dream (or at least something I only saw on television). I took a circuitous route- first as a flight attendant, then in the Peace Corps. Then there was an unforseen setback: a rare cancer diagnosis at age 31. With a survivor's renewed sense of urgency, I finally made it to Los Angeles and am pursuing my life with optimism and the courage I should have had a long time ago. Read more about it in my memoir, "PIT To LAX: My Story Worthy Life."
Story Worthy Media keeps me busy on all levels. I write, produce, and host the weekly podcast, and perform stories around Los Angeles. I also teach and manage social media. If you need help with your social media footprint- Read more here. I spent 2 years as the co-host of the USA Network series “Ready For The Weekend Movie" and you've probably seen me in dozens of commercials but don't recognize me. It's o-k, I don't take it personally.