Fred Zipp


Fred Zipp has spent 32 years in daily newspaper journalism, most recently as editor of the Austin American-Statesman. He began his career in Beaumont, Texas, and then worked in West Palm Beach, Fla. Zipp graduated from Duke University in 1977 with degrees in history and French.

[TX-E 0201] - Epiphany LVIII: Editor: Fred Zipp, The Austin American-Statesman, Austin, Texas (4:49)

Fred Zipp was a young reporter in Beaumont, Texas, when he learned a vital lesson: verify, verify, verify -- especially when a story sounds too good.