Courtney Johns Biography
Courtney Johns is an Award Winning American journalist. She is currently the morning anchor and investigative reporter at KMTV3. She joined the morning team after spending three years anchoring and reporting for KOLN/KGIN-TV in Lincoln, Neb. Here, she produced and anchored “First at Four” M-F.
She also set up live interviews daily to discuss current events and dig deeper into the stories of the day and provide better context to why these stories should matter to our viewers. She was also a Live reporter for 5 and 6 p.m. She won a number of awards for her work in investigative reporting including an Associated Press for General Reporting 2017, Associated Press for Enterprise 2017, Eric Sevareid Award for Series 2017, Heartland Emmy Recipient for Small Market, Evening Newscast 2018, Nebraska Broadcasters Association Bronze for Spot News Coverage 2018, Nebraska Broadcasters Association Bronze for team Election Coverage 2017, and Holly Whisenhunt Stephen Fellowship Recipient 2017.
Johns also started a popular series called “Restaurant Report Card,” which combed through health inspection records and regularly reported on businesses with a history of write-ups. She worked as the Morning News Anchor for KRCG for five months from April 2015 – August 2015. She anchored two-hour newscast, record cut-downs for local radio stations and was also a fill-in noon anchor and producer. She also worked as the morning reporter and multimedia journalist at WHO-HD for 1 year 11 months.
Johns has proved to be a self-driven journalist, bold and confident enough to do her job. She has a great passion for investigative journalism. From city bus driving records to unsanitary dog breeding facilities to how authorities handle sexual assaults. She stated, “As journalists, it is our duty to ‘comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.”
Courtney Johns Education
Courtney attended Normandale Community College where she studied Mass Communication and Associate in Arts. She later joined the University of Minnesota where she studied Broadcast Journalism, Bachelor of Individualized Study and Communication Studies, & Acting.
Courtney Johns Age
Johns was born and raised in the Midwest. There is no information about the year, month and date she was born on. Johns is a very secretive person when it comes to her personal matters. She does not talk about herself and prefers to keep things professional.
Courtney Johns Family
Johns was born and raised in the Midwest. There is no information regarding her parents, family and siblings. Like stated before, Courtney is very secretive about her family matters and prefers to keep things very professional. She prefers to separate her family matters from her work.
Courtney Johns Kmtv
Courtney is currently a morning anchor and investigative reporter at KMTV3. She joined the team in 2018. Before she started work at KMTV3, she spent three years anchoring and reporting for KOLN/KGIN-TV in Lincoln, Neb. Here she anchored and produced “First at Four” M-F.Courtney Johns Photo