Brittany Frederick is an award-winning entertainment and motorsports journalist with 18 years experience and a reader base of 27 million unique views worldwide.
She serves as the site expert for FanSided’s One Chicago Center vertical, which she created, helped develop and continues to contribute a majority of content for. Since its launch in January 2017, OCC has become one of FanSided’s most popular Entertainment verticals on Facebook and was ranked third amongst all of the company’s Entertainment verticals in May 2018.
She covers a wide variety of subject matter—television, film, music, motorsports (IndyCar, NASCAR, Formula 1, Rallycross, Supercross), eSports, MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, NCAA, MMA, theatre, and live entertainment including conventions, festivals and press tours.
She has been quoted by CBS, NBC, CNN, TNT, USA, FX, BBC America, Spike (now Paramount Network), Variety, Rolling Stone, Lionsgate Home Entertainment and in the opening of Criss Angel’s BeLIEve live show at Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
She previously served as the Lead Television Critic for Starpulse and National IndyCar Examiner (among four titles) for Examiner.com. Her other credits include contributing to Entertainment Weekly and Entertainment Weekly Community.
Brittany is a recipient of the California Governor’s Medallion for Creative Writing. She holds two undergraduate degrees and has been professionally trained in both journalism and screenwriting. Her experience includes print, online, video, radio and podcasting.
When not working as a journalist, she is a screenwriter and novelist who has self-published five novels and worked on over 60 screenplays.
In what little remains of her spare time, Brittany is an avid fan of the Verizon IndyCar Series and has been to at least one concert on every Maroon 5 tour since 2011. She has three rescue cats, two plates in her ankles, a metal rod in her leg, and a case of cerebral palsy that hasn’t stopped her yet.