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.
About Byrdie and Dotdash
Byrdie is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.