Courtney Reagan is CNBC's Retail Reporter. In 2011, Reagan was named general assignment reporter for CNBC's Business Day programming. She also contributes to NBC's "TODAY," "NBC Nightly News" and "Nightly Business Report" on public television. Reagan also regularly contributes to CNBC.com.
Previously, Reagan anchored the daily business headline reports for CNBC, the NBC affiliate stations, MSNBC and CNBC world. She also worked on CNBC's planning team and was a segment producer for CNBC's "On the Money," where she pitched, wrote and produced feature and news stories and packages for the program. Reagan began her career at CNBC in 2006 on the News Desk.
Prior to CNBC, Reagan participated in the NBC Page program, where she held positions at "Dateline NBC" and "Weekend Today," and also worked in guest relations for the network. Reagan also held positions at ESPN Networks and Merrill Lynch.
She holds bachelor's degrees in finance and mass communication from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Reagan graduated with distinction from NYU's Stern School of Business with a MBA with specializations in economics, luxury marketing and entertainment/media/technology. She was her class recipient of the "Excellence in Economics" for academic achievement in economics while at NYU.
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Israel has given the final approval for new construction in a Jewish area of east Jerusalem; six people were killed as police clashed with civilian protesters in Burundi's capital; and South Korea's prime minister resigns, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren discusses his executive team and whether he plans to retire any time soon, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan. He also addresses changes the stores are making to appeal to Millennials.
A report found that retail rents across the U.S. rose 6.9 percent for the year ended June.
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