Samantha Najera, better known as Lil’ Chismosa is a show creator and co-host for Bean & Chisme. Samantha has over 15 years of experience in radio, TV, film, marketing and communications industry, earning her Chingona badge long ago. While working hard on her degree from the University of the Incarnate Word (that’s right, she is an educated Latina), she was an intern for Turner Studios in Atlanta, GA., serving as a production assistant on various sets including TBSʼs “Movie and a Makeover,” “Dinner & A Movie,” and Cartoon Networkʼs “Cartoon Fridays.” Lil’ Chismosa also worked as a production assistant for San Antonioʼs ABC Affiliate KSAT 12 News and became a news reporter herself for ABC 40 News in College Station. In November 2012, Samantha launched her own Creative Marketing & Public Relations firm in San Antonio, HeartFire Media LLC. and has continued to provide creative services to businesses all around Texas. When she’s not making people laugh or creating video content, she’s a Chingona Mom to her 5 year-old daughter Ava Grace and dog Franky aka el diablo pequeno.