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HughE Dillon LLC
2401 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, Pa 19130
Philly Chit Chat is a photography and news blog about Philadelphia’s social, political, and lifestyle scenes. HughE Dillon founded the online publication in 2007 while he worked as a paralegal. After three years the social diary gained significant traction, HughE started photographing events full-time and the blog is now considered one of the leading news/entertainment outlets in the Philadelphia region. Whether posting on Instagram and Twitter (14,500 followers) with his “on-the-scene” updates or photographing a client’s gala, restaurant openings, retail happenings, etc, HughE is the go-to guy for knowing what is hot and happening in town.
Are you hosting an event and need a photographer? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about booking HughE for your event.
HughE’s content can regularly be consumed in other media outlets including: philly.com, phillymag.com, phillystylemag.com, Fox29, Good Day Philadelphia, Philadelphia magazine, Philadelphia Style magazine, The Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and Liberty City Press.
Client List in 2013 included:
Diner en Blanc, Ocean Prime, The Garces Foundation Gala, Gesu School, The Pennsylvania Ballet's 50th Anniversary Gala, Dr J's Birthday Party at Stratus Lounge, Rita's Water, Kimmel Center, Devine + Partners, Cashman & Assocs, The Honigman Group, Aversa Pr, Kathleen English Communications, Brownstone PR, PSPCA, Fairmount Park Conservancy,
His photos and stories have also appeared nationally in People and Time magazine, US Weekly, and the NY Post (most recently Richard Gere filming in Philadelphia.)
Recent acknowledgement and awards
In 2013 HughE was named second most influential twitter-er by Philadelphia magazine.
In 2013 HughE received the Philadelphia DoGooder Innovation Award from Mayor Michael Nutter for creating a community platform that highlights charity initiatives with phillychitchat.com.
In 2013 the Linda Creed Foundation awarded HughE with the Gene Kaplan Volunteer of the Year Award for his dedication to raising awareness and funds for critical financial assistance to women receiving breast cancer treatment and advocacy work.
In 2013 The Palm Restaurant honored HughE by adding his face to their celebrity studded restaurant walls. He’s in great company with Bradley Cooper, Governor Ed Rendell and Nicole Miller.
In 2012 Philadelphia Style Magazine and Mediate.com named PhillyChitChat.com the 5th most influential blog in Philadelphia.