Erin Chapman joined the News 5 team in November of 2020 as a Multimedia Journalist. She traveled here from the Crossroads of America, also known as Indiana! Although a Midwest girl at heart, Chapman wasn't going to let that stop her from moving to Colorado!
In May of 2020, Chapman earned her Bachelor's degree in Communication, Media Production with a minor in English at the University of Dayton.
From a young age, Chapman dreamed of following in not only her grandfather, but also her father's footsteps, in being a reporter!
Chapman's reporting career began at WISH-TV in Indianapolis where she was a part-time reporter. One of her favorite experiences was interviewing Matt Damon on the Indy 500 red carpet. Following Indianapolis, Chapman joined WREX as a reporter in Rockford, Il. There she reported on the beginning stages of COVID-19.
Chapman enjoys running marathons and staying active! Some day she wants to run the Boston Marathon. She is excited to explore all of the different running and hiking trails in Colorado Springs!
If you have a story idea let her know!