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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
  • The Wine School of Philadelphia Seeks to Improve Our City’s Wine Knowledge… One Glass at a Time

    Lets face it, wine can be intimidating. There’s different grapes, pairings, even glasses. One school off of Rittenhouse Square has dedicated itself to expanding its students knowledge of our beloved vino. Chandler Lutz has the story. For more on the Wine School of Philadelphia, check out their website here.

  • It’s Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven, Plus Birthday Deals All Week Long

    The convenience store is celebrating their namesake day on July 11 with free small Slurpees for everyone! And given the recent temperatures, this day couldn’t come at a better time. Today the chain turns 91. From 11am to 7pm, participating stores nationwide will be giving away complimentary small Slurpees. The company says it gives away about 9 million free Slurpees every year. If Slurpees aren’t your thing, 7-Eleven will be offering birthday rewards all week long. All you have to do […]

  • Old City’s Ardiente Mixes Up Drinks For Father’s Day

    Our friends from Old City’s newest hot spot, Ardiente, came to the studio to show us how to make some delicious summertime cocktails that are also dad-approved. Ardiente’s bar manager, Katie Loeb, and bartender Kari Rosenfeld showed PHL17’s Chandler Lutz how to make the perfect drinks that Dad is guaranteed to love. Their instagram-worthy, Pisco Sour, is super refreshing. It combines lemon/lime, simple syrup, grape-based brandy, egg whites (for foaminess) and blue curacao. Sazarac is has a rye whiskey base, blended […]

  • With Costs Rising, How Can You Still Have The Wedding Of Your Dreams?

    The once-in-a-lifetime wedding celebrations can add up fast. So how can you save money but still have the wedding of your dreams? PHL17’s Chandler Lutz sat down with a certified financial planner along with a bride and her maid of honor to debunk some wedding myths. “We’re covering the DJ, the photographer, the videographer, the save the dates, the stamps, the invitations… and all this adds up.” Bride-to-be Amanda Hassel knows first hand the cost of getting married. Her fall wedding […]

  • Hersheypark Is Ready For Summer 2018

    PHL17’s Chandler Lutz took a trip to Hershey, PA to see what Hersheypark has to offer for the summer season. Including two new attractions and Food Truck Fridays. HERSHEY, PA– Today Hersheypark has grown to 121-acres with more than 70 rides and attractions, including 14 exhilarating roller coasters. Included in your  admission  is The Boardwalk At Hersheypark water park, with 14 unique water attractions and 29 private rental cabanas; and ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, an 11-acre, walk-through zoo that cares […]

  • Today’s Talkers: Royal Wedding Edition

    Only one day until Prince Harry and Meghan Markle say I do. So here’s your special edition of Today’s Talkers Royal Wedding style. From crazy royal souvenirs to your very own royal name. If you’re ready to take the royal plunge, get you royal bathing suit here. Want to know your royal name? Head to our friends at E! Online.

  • Sweet and Savory Recipes for Memorial Day

    The following post is sponsored. Memorial Day is coming up quickly, and that means grilling and entertaining outside. Chef Giff Salisbury, who is part of a sweet new campaign called “The Cocoa Exchange,” a direct-to-consumer platform that provides a rewarding way to turn a passion for cocoa into a worthwhile profession. Chef also shares his sweet and savory recipes for the holiday. The Cocoa Exchange is a marketplace for all things cocoa and chocolate. “It’s a collection of all of our favorite […]

  • Wonderful Foods for Summer

    The following post is sponsored. We’re getting close to the summer season of swimsuits, vacation and travel.  If you’re looking for quick foods that can help you get into summer shape then Registered Dietitian Carissa Bealert has the tips for you with her ‘Wonderful Foods for Summer’. “You might be watching what you eat with your eyes on summer, so here are a few delicious foods to include in your diet. Move over Greek yogurt, because Muuna has reimagined cottage […]

  • Freebies Available This Week For Teachers, Nurses and You!

    If you like free stuff then you’re in luck. Several businesses are offering deals you can grab without reaching for the wallet. It’s partly because it’s National Teacher Appreciation Day and National Nurses Week. But even if you aren’t a teacher or nurse, there’s still some freebies for you. Chipotle: It’s buy one get one for teachers at Chipotle. The company is thanking those who fill minds with knowledge as they fill their stomachs with burritos. Starting that 3PM until close on […]

  • We Spoke To The Stars Of The New Drama Series, ‘Sweetbitter’

    Based on the best selling book Sweetbitter is now a Starz Original Television Series. It’s about the life that happens to you while you’re waiting. We talked to the restaurant dramas leading ladies, Ella Purnell and Caitlin Fitzgerald about their new project. What is this story about? “The story is about Tess who moves to New York and gets this temporary job she thinks is a safe place to wait.” So it’s all about restaurant drama… I heard you actually […]