SPOTLIGHT: COURTNEY CONNLEY
Careers Reporter, CNBC
Courtney Connley is a well-established journalist who has produced content for both print and online platforms. After graduating from the University of Maryland, College Park with a degree in journalism, Courtney started her career as a freelancer for Cosmopolitan magazine. From there, she went on to work for Black Enterprise magazine where she worked her way up to careers editor. At Black Enterprise, she covered daily news for the website as it pertained to career trends, finances, entrepreneurship and lifestyle. For the magazine, she oversaw content for the work section and wrote monthly feature and profile stories on young professionals, C-suite executives, entrepreneurs, career trends and more. She also wrote several magazine cover stories including its January 2016 entertainment issue with Steve Harvey, its February 2016 issue with the “Top Women in Advertising and Marketing,” and its October 2014 issue with millennial financial expert Tonya Rapley.
Currently, Courtney is a careers reporter for CNBC Make It, which is a CNBC platform that focuses on educating a younger audience about careers, money, entrepreneurship and leadership. As a writer with years of experience in business journalism, Courtney takes pride in producing daily content that inspires others to make better decisions in their professional and personal life.