Courtney Reagan (born November 8, 1982) is a retail reporter at CNBC. She was named general assignment reporter for the CNBC’s Business Day programming in 2011. She is also recognized for her contributions to NBC’s Today and NBC Nightly News.
Courtney Reagan’s educational background and career at CNBC
Courtney graduated from Centerville High School in Centerville, Ohio in 2001 and completed her bachelor’s degree with double majors in finance and mass communications from Miami University in 2005.
In 2013, she completed MBA with distinction from New York University’s Stern School of Business, specializing in economics, entertainment, media, technology and luxury marketing.
Growing up, she didn’t want to be a business reporter and didn’t even know that the niche existed. She became familiar with news reporting when one of her college friends named Julie died in a fire on campus.
She took an unpaid internship at Dateline in NYC during her senior year of college. It was then, she learned about NBC’s famous Page program and applied for it. Through the Page program, she got an opportunity to join NBC News in 2005 and worked for the various shows like Weekend Today and Dateline NBC. She also held various positions at Merril Lynch and ESPN Networks.
In 2006, She joined CNBC as a desk producer. She anchored the daily business headline reports for CNBC, MSNBC and CNBC World. She worked as a segment producer for CNBC’s On the Money, where she wrote and produced news stories and packages for the program.
Currently, she is co-hosting Nightly Business Report on CNBC.
Courtney Regan got engaged to Jared Baker on-air
Though Courtney has stayed lip-sealed in the recent days about her personal life, many of you might know about the surprise on-air proposal by her long-time boyfriend, Jared Baker in November 2013.
While she and her co-host Tyler Mathisen were discussing the luxury jewelry in a segment of Nightly Business Report, Jared walked on the set and popped the question to her, leaving her tearful.
It’s been a long time. Seven years…I love you so much. I have since the day I met you. I’ve always known you were the one. I love your smile. I love your laugh. I even love the way you dance. Will you marry me?
– Jared Baker
She didn’t waste any second to say yes.
Following the engagement, she hasn’t been much open about her life. But, according to registry.theknot.com, the two had their wedding registry on August 31, 2014.
Courtney took training to run the New York City Marathon to support Pancreatic Cancer Action Network of New York City. She ran marathons in 2013 and 2014 and raised thousands of dollars for the cause. She is known to be the top individual fundraiser for her team.