Events > Conference Day 2017 > Keynote Interviewer: Courtney Collins

Keynote Interviewer: Courtney Collins

Courtney Collins will interview Robert Kaplan during the morning session.

Courtney Collins has been working as a broadcast journalist since graduating from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in 2004. Before coming to KERA in 2011, Courtney worked as a reporter for NPR member station WAMU in Washington D.C.

At KERA, Courtney is lead reporter for the series “One Crisis Away,” about life on the financial edge. Courtney has won awards from the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors, Texas Medical Association, Houston Press Club as well as the inaugural consumer financial reporting award presented by the Public Radio News Directors Inc. and the National Endowment for Financial Education. “One Crisis Away” was also recognized by the Radio Television Digital News Association and National Endowment for Financial Education for excellence in personal finance reporting. Most recently, One Crisis Away was honored with KERA’s first ever national Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in video.

When she’s not at work, Courtney loves to read and play outdoors with her husband and wild 3-year-old.