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.

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Beyond the Red Carpet: The World of Entertainment Journalists is an inside look at the life and work of those who bring to the world the inside info about your favorite celebs, TV shows, and films. If you think the lives of these hard-working journalists are all glitz and glamour, you need to read this book to find out what their jobs really entail. Some of the stories will have you laughing out loud while others will have you wondering if your favorite celeb is a winner or a loser off camera.

This book won second place at the Los Angeles Press Club's National Entertainment Journalism Awards.

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