Broadcast journalism veteran Renee Chenault-Fattah joined NBC10 in 1991. She can currently be seen anchoring NBC10 News weekdays at 4 PM and 6 PM.
Chenault-Fattah began her career as an attorney. She practiced law in New York City for four years and remains a member of the New York Bar. During her law career she clerked for the Hon. Damon J. Keith of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She was also a litigation associate in the New York law firm of Hughes Hubbard and Reed.
Earlier in her broadcasting career Chenault-Fattah was a host and field producer for New Jersey Network, a science correspondent for the Fox Network, an anchor / reporter for WTEN in Albany, New York. She later moved on to become an anchor for WXIA in Atlanta, Georgia.
Chenault-Fattah is a member of various professional organizations, including The Forum of Executive Women, the National Association of Black Journalists, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). An active member of the community, she speaks at local schools, church congregations and civic organizations about journalism, law and ethics, and the importance of education. She currently serves on the board of trustees for the Philadelphia Art Museum, Johns Hopkins University, and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and has received numerous awards for her civic and professional contributions.
Chenault-Fattah graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. She later earned her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters of Arts in Journalism from the University of Missouri.
She lives in Philadelphia with her husband, Congressman Chaka Fattah, and their four children.