Chantelle Francis is a journalist based in Melbourne.

She is currently a reporter and social media coordinator for The Weekly Times, and also has experience working as a television reporter.

Chantelle was named the 2019 Young Journalist of the Year by the Rural Press Club of Victoria, and was a Young Journalist of the Year finalist in both the mid-year 2020 Walkley awards and 2020 Melbourne Press Club Quills awards.

She has a Bachelor of Communications (Journalism) and has studied in both Australia and the USA.