About Francine

Francine Brokaw has had articles printed in national and international magazines and newspapers, as well as several websites. She was a contributor to the 1993 book RFK: Collected Speeches. In her writing repertoire she has focused on politics, technology, travel, and entertainment. She has interviewed countless politicians and celebrities including Johnny Depp, Julie Andrews, Tom Hanks, George Clooney, Kevin Spacey, Lindsay Lohan, Ashley Judd, and many more. Her articles can be found in a variety of locations, both in print and online. Francine is accredited by the MPAA and is a long-standing member or the Television Critics Association and a member of the Los Angeles Press Association.

Her most current project is Beyond the Red Carpet: The World of Entertainment Journalists, a book that takes readers into the lives and careers of the journalists who bring all the entertainment stories to the public. It’s an up-close-and-personal as well as unprecedented account of experienced columnists, writers, and television and radio reporters who work in the industry and who now share some of their stories with the public. Find out what really happens behind the scenes of interviews, and which celebs live up to their onscreen personas. This book won second place at the Los Angeles Press Club's National Entertainment Journalism Awards.