Courtney Gousman Biography
Courtney Gousman is an American award-winning anchor and reporter who previously worked for WEWS as an evening anchor at 5, 6, and 11 pm newscasts weeknights. She joined the WEWS news team in 2020, after previously working for WGN.
Courtney Gousman Career
Courtney was born and raised in Chicago and received her Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media from Hampton University’s Scripps-Howard School of Journalism in Virginia. He became a mother in 2021, and since then, she has become passionate about supporting mothers and their children. She has concentrated her efforts on the rates of maternal and infant mortality, which sharply increased during the pandemic. Courtney was able to launch Delivering Better Results, an Emmy-winning series on maternal and infant outcomes, at WEWS-TV thanks to her ideas and production. The show examined the difficulties and advocates for potential fixes for those problems.
Courtney began working in Chicago, the top three television markets in the country, in 2012 before relocating to Cleveland. WGN Morning News, Chicago’s top morning show, was where she anchored and reported on the latest events from the previous night. Courtney was a 2014 Illinois Associated Press Award winner while reporting for WBBM-TV in Chicago before joining WGN News. She won a Missouri Broadcaster’s Award during her tenure as an anchor and reporter at KSDK-TV in St. Louis.
During her first year of college, Courtney began her career in broadcasting at Hampton University’s Scripps Howard School of Journalism. Courtney started her career as a disc jockey for WHOV-FM in Hampton, Virginia, there. She has had the chance to cover the “D.C. Sniper” Trials of John Allen Muhammad and Lee Malvo over the years, as well as speak with the parents of Trayvon Martin, Michelle Obama, the former First Lady of the United States, and Oprah.
In addition to covering deadly tornadoes and wildfires in the West, Courtney has covered turbulent political events in Chicago, such as the arrest of R. Kelly, the arrest of Laquan McDonald, a 17-year-old, by the police, and the circus that is now known as the Jussie Smollett investigation. She’s also had a lot of exciting opportunities to cover historic events, such as the opening of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture and the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March.
Courtney Gousman Salary
Gousman earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Courtney Gousman Net Worth
Gousman has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor and reporter.
Courtney Gousman Age
Gousman was born on June 24, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 24th of June every year. However, she has not the year she was born. Thus, it is not known how old she is.
Courtney Gousman Height and Weight
Gousman stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches. However, she has not disclosed her weight. However, this information will be updated when available.
Courtney Gousman Family
Gousman is the oldest of two siblings. After going through a difficult few years in which her mother passed away while giving birth to her brother at the age of fifteen, Gousman came to the realization that she would eventually want to move out of state to attend college. However, she likes to keep her personal life private hence she has neither disclosed the names of her parent nor those of her siblings. This information will be updated when available.
Courtney Gousman Husband and Children
Gousman is currently married. The couple tied the knot in September 2011 and they have been blessed with two children, a son, J, and a daughter. However, she has neither disclosed her husband’s name nor her daughter’s name. An update of this information will be made when available.
Courtney Gousman Leaving WEWS Channel 5
On August 21, 2023, WEWS Channel 5 announced that Courtney was no longer with the station. She made her last on-air appearance in late July when she confirmed to her followers on social media that she had been laid off “due to budgetary reasons and station restructuring.” Also in her message, Gousman thanked her colleagues at News 5, and said she would be staying in Cleveland until she got “a backup plan figured out.”
Courtney Gousman Social Media Platform
Gousman is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 3.8k followers on Twitter 12.7k followers on Instagram, and 17.7k followers on Facebook.