Chanté currently works at the Public School Forum of North Carolina as a communications analyst. In this position Chanté helps develop and steer the Forum’s voice on social media and assists with a variety of other communications efforts. Previously, she worked as a Program Assistant at the International Center for Journalists, planning training activities for journalists in various countries. Chanté is a Raleigh, NC native and a graduate of Howard University, where she earned a bachelor of arts in Media, Journalism & Film.
While at Howard, she held internships with VICE News and The Carolinian, among others. Additionally she served as Managing Editor of the student-run newspaper, The Hilltop, which was named Student Newspaper of the Year by HBCU Digest during her tenure. She also created and ran a blog entitled Be The Zeitgeist exploring fashion, hip-hop culture and social issues. As a professional communicator, Chanté is passionate about conveying ideas meant to better the future of marginalized communities.