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Courtney's career at WNEP started off when she interned in the Sports Department in the Spring of 2005. Then in June 2006, she was hired as an editor working behind the scenes and then filled in as a photographer helping out with breaking news or sporting events. Courtney's goal of becoming a sports reporter started when she took over the sports feature Inside Track in 2008. Since then, she helps out covering all kinds of sporting events from HS football and basketball to the NASCAR races at Pocono.

Growing up in Susquehanna County, an alum of Mountain View High School, Courtney has a passion for local sports in Northeastern PA and understands how important it is for viewers to be able to see their school and kids in the highlights each night. It is always a great feeling when viewers tell you how much they appreciate WNEP and it makes you want to work harder for them!

Courtney has always been a big fan of sports but besides being a racing fan, she's a huge Philadelphia Eagles fan! It makes for great camaraderie with the other members of the Sports Department (Jim Coles loves the NY Giants; and Sharla, being from Texas, is a Cowboys fan, but luckily Steve keeps it in PA too!)

If you want to get in touch with Courtney or have a story idea, you can email her at courtney.harrison@wnep.com


Recent Articles
  • IndyCar Driver Charlie Kimball Races with Diabetes

    IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball has something that affects many people in our area.  About six years ago he was diagnosed with Type I diabetes.  Charlie made light of his disease and found a sponsor in Novo Nordisk, a pharmaceutical company that makes diabetes supplies, to run in this past weekend’s Pocono IndyCar 500. “It’s a great partnership.  It’s something that I use their products to manage my blood sugars everyday, if I’m at the race track or at home,” said Kimball. Novo Nordisk’s […]

  • Jason Rabe from the Pits to the Podium

    Most race car drivers’ stories begin the same… “Just the sounds, sights, smells… everything about the race track.” All it takes is one kid’s first race experience to thrill and excite them! Jason Rabe was no different. “These guys were like superheroes to me in their race suits.  After the race, I would go walk through the pit paddock with my aunt and uncle and get their autographs,” said Rabe. It was then Jason decided this is what he wanted […]

  • 14-Year-Old Race Phenom Kyle Strohl

    After six years and over 200 wins in the quarter midgets, Kyle Strohl strolled through the next three divisions.  In 2013, Strohl captured the Pro 4 track championship at Mahoning Valley Speedway.  This season, Kyle is racing, and winning, in the modified division, though he can’t legally drive a car out of the driveway! Kyle Strohl is just 14 years old! “There’s a different horsepower change from the quarter midgets to these kind of cars and I didn’t think I […]

  • Week 5 of the Inside Track

    A jam-packed episode this week with racing from 5 different tracks, including the World of Outlaws event at Big Diamond Speedway, held Tuesday night.

  • IndyCar Prepares for Return to Pocono

    In just two weeks, the IndyCar Series makes its return to Pocono Raceway for the Pocono IndyCar 500.  This week, several drivers from the series came to test at the track.  The “Tricky Triangle” is still taunting teams, trying to configure their cars to give them the best opportunity to get in victory lane. “This track is a phenomenal racetrack and it fits IndyCar and IndyCar style racing to a ‘T’ and it is not easy,” said Ryan Hunter-Reay. “You […]

  • IndyCar Testing Returns to Pocono

    Although the weather didn’t cooperate, 8 drivers from the IndyCar Series spoke with the media about last year’s inaugural race, changes they could make for this year’s race, and what they thought about the Tricky Triangle.

  • Week 4 of the Inside Track

    Despite Mother Nature wreaking havoc on Friday’s nights events, we still saw some action Saturday, June 14th, and Sunday, June 15th.

  • Henry Hynoski’s Hyno-Tiger Football Camp

    Former Southern Columbia football star and current fullback for the NY Giants hosted a football camp at Southern for players in grades 3-9.  He brought along a few of his teammates from the Giants to teach the kids football skills to make them better athletes.

  • Jahri Evans O-Line Football Camp

    5-time Pro Bowler, Jahri Evans of the New Orleans Saints and a Bloomsburg University grad, was in Columbia County to co-host the Evans-McBryan Offensive Line Camp.

  • Central Columbia Softball AA State Champs!

    The AA Softball Championship matchup between Central Columbia and Bald Eagle Area was more of a tennis match at the beginning. The Lady Blue Jays scored 4 in the second… The Eagles answered. Eventually, Bald Eagle’s offense couldn’t keep up and Central Columbia came away with the AA state title, winning 13-5.  

  • Minersville Softball ‘A’ State Champs!

    The Lady Miners faced off against Claysburg Kimmel in the state championship game that had a minor rain delay in the 6th inning.  The short break didn’t stop Minersville’s momentum. They scored 4 runs early and it was enough to hold off the Lady Bulldogs and win it 4-1. After winning the title in 2011, the Lady Miners are the 2014 Girls’ A Softball Champions!

  • Week 3 of the Inside Track

    Wow! There’s only one word to describe the racing in this week’s Inside Track, and that’s WOW! Check out the exciting stuff for yourself!

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