Courtney Carpenter
Courtney Carpenter joined the ABC13 Eyewitness News team in June 2021 as a reporter/multi-skilled journalist.

Before ABC13, she worked as a morning reporter at CW39 in Houston, as a morning reporter at KBTX in Bryan, Texas, and as a multi-skilled journalist/sports anchor/reporter at KRBC and KTAB in Abilene, Texas.

From covering state championship sporting events to devastating hurricanes and wildfires, to the breaking story of any given day, Courtney is passionate about people and knows it's a privilege to tell their stories for a living.

Courtney graduated from Dallas Baptist University in May 2013, where she played on the golf team.

She was born in Louisiana and raised in northwest Arkansas.

Courtney is thrilled to be part of the ABC13 team. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their fluffy rescue dog. She also loves trying new restaurants (Tex-Mex is her favorite!), going to any and all sporting events, and traveling.

She loves meeting new people, so say hi if you see Courtney out covering a story. You can connect with her on social media or send her an email at Story tips and restaurant recommendations are welcome!

Courtney's Stories
Final Four 4-Miler runners celebrate their medals after reaching the finish line at City Hall
SkyEye shows runners participating in the race, which gives a portion of proceeds to the non-profit Girls on the Run Greater Houston Chapter.
People who work, live in River Oaks shocked to learn of alleged targeted shooting that left man dead
"Right across the street we've got million dollar homes. Definitely didn't expect it in this part of Houston," one man who works nearby and heard the shots said.
Woman shot through window while sitting on couch in Third Ward apartment, HPD says
Thirty minutes before shots were fired, a group knocked on the victim's door looking for someone who allegedly owed them money, according to investigators.
Man shot when gunman opened fire on cars in Alief-area parking lot, police say
Police said a man in his 20s was inside one of the cars that was shot up by rifle rounds. Video shows the windows shot out of three vehicles.
1 killed in hostage rescue that ended in shooting involving FBI in Greenspoint area, agency says
SkyEye video shows a tarp covering the open door to one of the motel rooms. ABC13 watched agents go in and out of that room and another one two doors down.
TEA Commissioner skips out on 1st meeting addressing questions about state's takeover of HISD
Parents, teachers, and community members were visibly upset after TEA Commissioner Mike Morath skipped out on the first meeting discussing the state's takeover of HISD.
Will the state take over HISD? TEA will announce its decision today: 'The decision has been made'
Rumors of a possible takeover have been looming for weeks, sparking concerns for some. The decision will impact 187,000 students and their families.
What you need to do to receive rental assistance from Texas' relief program
This exact program helped hundreds of thousands of Texans pay their rent and utility bills during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, the state is restarting the program with $96 million.
'Not an ATM': Gringo's restaurant in Spring, TX set to go cashless after Saturday night burglary
Less than two weeks ago, the Gringo's in Cypress went cashless, and now the company has to do the same after a thief targeted a Spring-area restaurant.
State representative says lawmakers to meet with TEA commissioner ahead of possible HISD takeover
ABC13 heard more from a local state representative on the timeline of the possible Texas Education Agency takeover of HISD. Here's what we know so far.