Courtney Chandler

Courtney Chandler is no stranger to Birmingham, Alabama. He grew up in multiple sectors of the Magic City and started his career at CBS 42 in production in 2016.

Since that time, he has worked as a reporter and anchor in Dothan, Shreveport, Louisiana and Montgomery, Alabama. He returned to CBS 42 as a part of the news team in May 2022.

Courtney graduated from Troy University with a Bachelors of Science in Broadcast Journalism and minor in Communications Studies. He has a passion for telling the stories of people within the community. Outside of work, Courtney is heavily involved in many aspects of his church C.O.G.I.C (Church of God in Christ), enjoying family and friends, podcasting (I Am…Courtney Chandler and Young, Bold and Free) and watching sports. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., and the National Association of Black Journalist.

Courtney is happy to be back in the Magic City and excited about telling your stories. Please feel free to reach out if you have any story ideas at

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