Chip Baysden's career as a photojournalist began in the city he grew up in, Charleston, SC. In 2000, He graduated with a degree in Communications from the College of Charleston and began work at the local ABC affiliate, WCIV.
In 2004, Chip made a big leap to a big market station. WTTG Fox 5, in Washington, DC, would be Chip's home for the next 14 years. His beat included, The White House, Capital Hill, and the Washington Football Team.
Baysden returned to South Carolina in 2018, working as a News Photographer for WYFF, the NBC affiliate in Greenville, SC. In February of 2022, Chip retired his 'news' cap and started a successful Video Production company.
Chip has won an amazing 39 Emmy Awards and 10 White House News Photographers Association Awards(10 Oval Office visits). In 2016 and 2017, Chip was named WHNPA's 'Videographer and Editor of the Year.' In October of 2022, Chip was awarded the National Edward R. Murrow Award for Large Market Videography.