About

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Cortney Hall is the host of NBC Chicago’s new lifestyle show ‘Chicago Today,’ which airs Friday mornings at 11:30 on NBC 5. She and her co-host, Matthew Rodrigues highlight the latest hotspots in Chicagoland, celebrities, and trends in beauty, fashion, technology and parenting.

Born and raised in Chicago and its suburbs, Cortney previously worked as an anchor for the WGN Morning News and CLTV.  Before making her way back home, Cortney was a news anchor and a feature reporter in Orlando, Florida.   She’s worked as a producer at Bloomberg News in New York City.  She started her reporting career at WCIA in Champaign, Illinois.

When Cortney is not on your television you can find her as the in-arena host for the Chicago Bulls, hosting an audience of 21-thousand basketball fans at the United Center.

Cortney got her Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in 2003.  She received her Master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.