“Show me a hero and I’ll write you a tragedy.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald


About Courtney Kealy

Courtney Kealy has been a breaking news television and radio Correspondent for over a dozen years, covering top international and national stories. She has impeccable writing skills with extensive experience in the field and in the studio. She’s extremely well versed in the complex foreign affairs of our times and able to distill stories with compassion, wit and clarity to engage viewers.

Most recently, Courtney was a Senior Reporter for Al Jazeera, focusing on Foreign Policy stories for Sunday’s prime-time segment, “The Week Ahead.” Her most recent stories include Syrian Peace Talks, Homeless Crisis in New York City, Syrian Refugees Arrive in US, Iran Nuclear Talks and protests against the NYPD.

She’s held positions at Fox News as a Correspondent covering major stories include Hurricane Sandy, the Newtown shootings and the Boston Marathon bombings. During her time at Fox, she produced extensive reporting segments from the "Arab Spring" in Tahir Square in Egypt to the deserts of Libya, Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in Yemen, the ongoing turmoil in Iraq and Gaza, the US troop surge in Afghanistan, as well as the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. 

As a Fox News Middle East Television Correspondent, she covered Saddam Hussein’s trial and death sentence, the outbreak of sectarian violence and the players involved as well as repeated embeds with U.S. Military charting the course of US strategy. When not on assignment in Iraq, she worked as a Correspondent for Fox News in New York, Washington D.C., London and Jerusalem.

Courtney started her career as a Photo Journalist telling visual stories. Those details still inform her writing.  

She became an explorer in her own backyard at an early age which helped her navigate the Middle East with a city kid's confidence tempered with the straightforwardness of a Jersey girl. She’s calm under crisis.

She resides in New York City and is now raising her two nephews. 





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