The Washington Post said of Chip Franklin’s broadcasting skills, “he brings a sense of irony to a medium that rarely trusts the audience to get the joke.” Heard weekdays from Noon to 3:00 p.m on KGO, Franklin delivers more than just talk. In addition to over 20 years as a radio host, he’s also a comedian, musician, and filmmaker who has written for and/or appeared on shows and networks including: The Tonight Show, The Situation Room, Larry King, The CBS Morning Show, The O’Reilly Factor, CNN, HBO and Showtime.

A winner of over 25 AP awards for broadcasting, he’s also garnered 7 Edward R. Murrow awards for radio and television. Franklin’s 2004 National Murrow award for writing was presented to him by Dan Rather, Peter Jennings and Tom Brokaw. Franklin has hosted shows in San Diego, Baltimore, and Washington DC, and now San Francisco. Chip has won numerous awards for his political coverage at the Democratic and Republican national conventions. A skilled musician and songwriter, the Post, reviewing his eponymous recording debut said, “the musicianship is practically peerless.” Chip also regularly appears at comedy clubs across the U.S.

An award making filmmaker, Chip consults, politicians, lawyers, doctors, and other professionals on new media.


ChipShow, 2/4/2015

March 4th, 2015

Today’s Stories
Why do we shake hands? When do you go from a shake to a hug? Or a hug and a kiss? And that awkward white guys fist bump? Awkward.
So you’re gay in Alabama. What the hell were you thinking? It’s Sweet home Alabama…that is if you’re Duck Dynasty, Ben Carson, and pretty much the entire platform committee of the GOP.
Communities up in arms cause the Nanny’s kids are in your school. OK, class, can you spell hypocrite? They wipe your kid’s ass, but they’re not good enough to share a classroom?
California schools are the best schools in the country. Only you can’t get in if you’re a Californian. What? Right The Smithsonian, where you can take pictures of the Mercury spaceship, dinosaurs, and the Declaration of Independence. Just not of yourself. This is where funny and stupid go to die.
The average American has two of these a day, but I like five. I think they’re hot, and sometimes, they make me sweat and get excited. Easy now, I’ll tell you next.Edward Snowden. Hero, traitor, or man in the middle. Now he wants to come home. What should be the price? Right Now Chip Franklin KGO 810