Chanell Newsome is a Broadcast Journalism major at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Born and raised from the Southside of Chicago, Chanell’s favorite Chicago artist is Chance the Rapper. She is known for her many executive board positions such as being the Programming Chair for the National Association of Black Journalists and Social Media Intern for Her Campus UIUC. One of her biggest, most recent accomplishments is becoming a Newsroom Intern for Fox 32 Chicago where she gains the hands on experience that she needs for her future career. Chanell has a very bright spirit and is eager to reach her goals.