Courtney Chandler is no stranger to Alabama. He grew up in Birmingham and is a graduate of Troy University with a degree in broadcast journalism. After graduating from Troy, Courtney returned home and worked in production for WIAT CBS 42 for a year and a half. He then moved to Dothan, where he worked for two years as a reporter at WDHN News 18. He then moved to Shreveport, Louisiana where he worked as a reporter at KTBS 3 News for a year and a half. In his spare time, Courtney is heavily involved with his church and his fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. He is a big sports fan and enjoys spending time with his family and friends. Courtney is happy to be in the River Region and excited to connect and tell your stories.
The bill, known as “Fair Pay to Play,” allows student athletes to profit off their names images or likeness and prohibit athletic associations from revoking a student’s athletes scholarship if they decide to do so.