Hipple is a reporter for NewJerseyNewsroom.com. Being raised in South Jersey and spending a lot of time in North Jersey — New Jersey is home for him. He comes from GroundReport where he was the Chief Correspondent and an Editor for the citizen journalism site. News has been has been his passion from childhood and watches news constantly. During his time at GroundReport, Hipple provided exclusive coverage of the 2008 Presidential race to the White House and was the top reporter for many breaking stories such as the H1N1 Flu outbreak. Being from this area, he is a big Philadelphia sports fan. You can follow his constant tweets about news and life on .