New York, New York
- Hofstra University
- Natural Hair
- Cortney is a contributor at Byrdie where she covers natural hair and aesthetic treatments and procedures.
- Previously, she was a Senior Digital Features Editor at Black Bride Magazine and BlackBride.com.
- Her writing has also appeared in The Knot, Fox Business, and Laptop Mag.
Cortney got her start as a writer at Purch Magazine. She went on to work in editorial leadership roles at Black Brides Magazine and is now a full-time writer and producer.
Cortney received her A.S in Multimedia Programming & Design at Borough of Manhattan Community College and her B.A. in Journalism at Hofstra University with a minor in Fine Art.
She also earned a Career and Technical Education Certification in Fashion Design from The High School of Fashion Industries.