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Renee Chenault-Fattah

2013 Speaker

Renee Chenault-Fattah joined NBC10 in 1991. As both an attorney and broadcast journalist, Chenault-Fattah is a rarity among her Philadelphia television colleagues.  Prior to NBC10, she was with WXIA-TV in Atlanta. Prior to working in Atlanta, Chenault-Fattah was the science correspondent for the Fox Network program Beyond Tomorrow, and an anchor and reporter for WTEN in Albany.  She started her broadcasting career in central New Jersey as the host and field producer for New Jersey Network’s (NJN) Another View.”  From 1982 to 1986, she practiced law in New York City and remains a member of the New York Bar. In her career as a journalist, Chenault-Fattah has covered politics, trials and tragedies. Notable stories she has covered include the O.J. Simpson trial, several political conventions and the massacre in Littleton, Colorado, her hometown. Chenault-Fattah is a member of various professional organizations, including The National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).   An active member of the community, Chenault-Fattah speaks at local schools, church congregations and civic organizations about journalism, law and ethics, and the importance of education.  She is currently the president of The Parent Association of The Springside School.  She currently serves on the board of trustees for the Philadelphia Art Museum and the Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania, and has received numerous awards for her civic and professional contributions. Chenault-Fattah graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1979 with a B.A. in political science. She earned her degree in law from the University of Pennsylvania and a M.A. in journalism from the University of Missouri. @ReneeCFattah