Courtney Chandler is a native of Birmingham, Alabama by way of Helena, Alabama. He is a graduate of Troy University with a Bachelors of Science in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Communication Studies.
After graduating from Troy, Courtney began his professional journalism career at WIAT CBS 42 News in Birmingham, Alabama. He worked as a Editor and Production Assistant from March 2016 to June 2017.
He joined the WDHN News team in June 2017 where he serves as a reporter/mmj. Courtney love to tell stories to people that will help them and bring impact to their communities in a positive way.
When he is not telling stories, Courtney is heavily involved with his church, an active member of the National Association of Black Journalist (NABJ) and a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.
His dream is to one day become a national news correspondent for a national news network. Courtney is excited about being in the Wiregrass and looks forward to telling great stories throughout this region of Alabama.