Samantha Chatman Biography
Samantha Chatman is an American journalist working as a Consumer Investigative Reporter for NBC 5 Responds. She joined NBC back in August 2016.
She attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, where she earned her degree in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in African-American Studies.
Samantha also has a certificate in Public Relations from the university’s College of Media. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and the National Association of Black Journalists.
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Samantha Chatman Career | Samantha Chatman NBC 5 Responds
Samantha Chatman is an Emmy Award-winning Consumer Investigative Reporter for NBC 5 Responds. She joined the group in August 2016 in the wake of serving the individuals of Louisville, Kentucky and southern Indiana as the Business Reporter at WDRB News.
Samantha’s time in the Bluegrass state-managed her the chance to cover real organization acquisitions, business openings and financial open doors for individuals in the network. She likewise secured real breaking news occasions including the University of Louisville Men’s Basketball outrage and the passing of Louisville local and boxing incredible Muhammad Ali.
Prior to moving to the Derby City, Samantha worked for WEEK-TV (News 25) in Peoria, Illinois as a Multimedia Journalist, Fill-in Morning Anchor, and Weekend Weather Anchor.
Samantha got her Bachelor of Science certificate in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a minor in African-American Studies. She likewise has an affirmation in Public Relations from the’s College of Media. Samantha is an individual from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and the National Association of Black Journalists.
A Chicago local, Samantha is an immense Bears, Bulls and Cubs fan and can’t get enough of profound dish pizza.
On the off chance that you trust you are a casualty of extortion, Samantha and the NBC 5 Responds group will research and find solutions for you. For all customer grumblings, it would be ideal if you call 844-5RESPND.
Consumer Investigative Reporter at NBC 5 DFW
Company Name NBC News
Dates Employed Aug 2016 – Present
Employment Duration 3 yrs 2 mos
Location Dallas/Fort Worth
NBC 5 Responds is our commitment to viewers that no call or question will go unanswered when it comes to your consumer complaints. We are committed to researching your concerns and recovering your money. Our goal is to get your answers and, if possible, solutions and resolution.
Company Name WDRB News
Dates Employed 2015 – 2016
Employment Duration 1 yr
Location Louisville, Kentucky Area
Works closely with local business leaders and other business reporters to provide viewers with the latest on what’s happening in the world of business.
Reporter/MMJ, Weekend Weather Anchor
Company Name WEEK-TV
Dates Employed Jun 2014 – Jun 2015
Employment Duration 1 yrs 1 mo
Company Name WCIA-TV
Dates Employed Jan 2012 – May 2014
Employment Duration 2 yrs 5 mos
Company Name WLS-TV
Dates Employed May 2013 – Aug 2013
Employment Duration 4 mos
Company Name WFLD-TV
Dates Employed May 2012 – Dec 2012
Employment Duration8 mos
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NBC 5 Responds Helps Arlington Man Get Refund After Hotwire Rental Confusion
Fred Rosett was planning a trip for his wife, daughters, and grandchild.
It was a girl’s trip to Georgia, and he wanted to make sure the women have squared away and had a reliable vehicle for the road.
“I went through Hotwire to book an SUV,” he said.
The full-size SUV came out to $560 for nine days. And best of all, it came with unlimited mileage.
“Six weeks later we show up at DFW to pick up the SUV,” Rosett said.
But there was a problem.
He said the rental company informed him that there would be a charge for 50 cents per mile because Georgia fell out of their domestic boundaries.
“That’s going to cost us another $1,300 based on the mileage we’ll end up using,” he said. “We couldn’t accept the car at that cost.”
Rosett said he asked for a refund, but was told he’d have to go through Hotwire.
“I spent the following week trying to contact numerous supervisors at Hotwire and they all said the same thing, ‘We’d like to help you, but the policy is no refunds,'” he explained. “We have a receipt that says unlimited mileage. That’s what it should be.”
But he was out nearly $600 and had to spend more money on another vehicle.
“That’s when we called NBC Responds,” Rosett explained.
NBC 5 Responds reached out to Hotwire and the company quickly looked into the matter.
Hotwire said in part:
“We’ve reviewed Mr. Rosett’s case and absolutely understand his frustration with his rental car experience. Hotwire takes customer concerns very seriously and we’re always willing to hear about what we can do better… We will be applying learnings from this case to improve how we service our customers. Thank you as always for bringing this to our attention.”
About a week later, Rosett received a full refund of $560.70.
“We’re confident that we would have never received our money if we didn’t receive NBC Responds’ help. You guys were great. I mean, you brought the pressure, and they responded,” he said.