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Chandler joined the PHL17 family in 2014 learning the business and sales side of the station, she is now part of the PHL17 News team.

Chandler graduated cum laude from Saint Joseph’s University in May 2016 where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and Digital Media and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration for Entrepreneurship.

Prior to PHL17 News, Chandler began her career path at a young age. As a child, she began singing lessons which led to her first album and ultimately performing her hit song “Believe in Dreams” on stage at Carnegie Hall to a packed house at the age of 16. Her on-camera work also began in her teens, as an actress in independent films, a host for numerous charity events and on TV, including MTV.

Don’t let this local South Jersey native fool you, Chandler, who was a born in the Philippines, has traveled extensively and loves to explore the world whenever opportunity knocks.

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Recent Articles
  • Weekend Picks: Saint Patrick’s Day Edition

    If you haven’t made plans for this holiday weekend, not to worry this special Irish inspired Weekend Picks will ensure that luck is on your side. PHL17’s Chandler Lutz has everything you need to celebrate the holiday like the Irish. If you are looking to celebrate… head to Vesper Sporting Club on Saturday for their St. Patrick’s On Sydenham. They’ll be shutting down that street for a free blocking party with live DJ’s, drummers, games and giveaways. Vesper bartender, Scott Evangelist, […]

  • Weekend Picks: Holiday Edition

    By now, most of the Christmas trees across our area are already lit up beautifully. But if you’re still looking to take in some holiday fun, there are countless options outside the hustle and bustle of the city. Here are a few of my favorites… I went to see the Glencairn Museum in Bryn Athyn where they have been celebrating Christmas since the original Pitcairn family moved into the historic home in 1939. The museum now continues this tradition with special holiday exhibitions. […]

  • Tips for Buying & Cooking Local Fish Dishes

    Did you know that most Americans are not consuming enough seafood or fish in their daily diets? Registered dietitian Deanna Segrave-Daly is here to help us change that and talk fish products. “How do we overcome the barriers of not being sure where to buy it or how to cook it? Whether you want to have a quick weeknight meal idea or you’re eating more fish for the Lent season, I have some ideas for you from ALDI today. First […]

  • The Best Irish-Inspired Cocktails for Saint Patrick’s Day

    The following post is sponsored. Saint Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about stirring up some cocktails. Whether you’re having a large bash or a small intimate gathering, you’re in luck, world renowned Mixologist, President of the U.S. Bartenders’ Guild and one of Food and Wine Magazine’s Top 10 Rising Star Mixologists, Pamela Wiznitzer, shares best Irish-inspired libations for the holiday. “It’s all about using quality ingredients,” Wiznitzer says. “I used Kerrygold, which is […]

  • Catching Up With “The Bachelor” Fan Favorite, Becca Tilley

    The following post is sponsored. Fans are buzzing about this season of ABC’s hit show The Bachelor, which is quickly approaching its season finale on March 13th. Fan favorite from seasons 19 and 20, Becca Tilley, talks about the upcoming finale, advice for the girls on the show, and the unusual source she is seeking love advice from. “There’s so much advice to be given to the girls on the show, but I would say now that it is over, don’t […]

  • Costco Is Now Making It’s Own Nutella Spread

    Costco’s new spread is giving Nutella a run for their money. The warehouse chain has launched it’s own version of the beloved spread under their Kirkland Signature brand. It’s called the Kirkland Signature Hazelnut Spread. Not only is the internet going bananas over the new Nutella but it’s also cheaper than the original. At Costco, a package of two 35.2 ounce jars of the new Hazelnut Spear costs $7.99. It’s listed slightly higher online at $9.99. Yet they are both […]

  • Winter Beauty with Kate De Ponte

    The following post is sponsored. Are you wondering how to look and feel your best this season? Well from hydrating dry skin to a new eye cream that has the beauty industry buzzing, beauty expert Kate De Ponte shares her top product recommendations. “Hydrating our skin is a must year round especially when it’s cold out my go-to’s are Aveeno Positively Radiant Body Lotion and Exfoliating Body Wash. They are made with soy and light reflecting minerals that instantly transform […]

  • Paralympic Snowboarder Shares What Gets Him Started Each Day

    The following post is sponsored. Do know what gets you started? Truth is, everyone has something that drives them to wake up and embrace the potential of each day. In 2008, National Paralympic Snowboard Champion, Mike Schultz, suffered an injury that resulted in the amputation of his leg. Despite the accident, the Team Kellogg’s athlete packs his schedule to make sure he gets the most out of every day. He believes we all have something that helps us get started each day. […]

  • Simple Swaps for Heart Healthy Eating

    The following post is sponsored. February is National Heart Health Month and experts agree that one of the best ways to help reduce the risk of heart disease is to pay attention to what we put in our bodies. Registered dietitian Ellie Krieger shares some ideas for heart healthy swaps in our daily diet. “What you eat really can make a huge difference,” Krieger says. “Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women, so its something really […]

  • The Jerry Springer Show Celebrates Season 27

    The following post is sponsored. He’s a household name especially among PHL17 viewers, The Jerry Springer Show is now in it’s 27th season. Jerry joins Chandler Lutz to talk about his life before the hit television series, his hosting gig for the live show of The Price is Right and more. Jerry you are one of the longest running talk shows in television history…Did you think it would last this long?​ “No actually the very first contract I signed was […]