About Courtney @cglennvino
Courtney Vinopal is a general assignment reporter at the PBS NewsHour.
Courtney’s Recent Stories
Economy May 25Anti-racist reading drove business to Black bookstores. Owners hope that’s not the end of the story
It’s been nearly a year since Black-owned bookstores were inundated with requests for anti-racist literature. While owners appreciate the attention it brought to their businesses, they say more is needed to sustain their bottom line long-term.
Economy May 13Why there are gas shortages and what it means for you at the pump
A cyberattack left one of the country’s largest pipelines stalled, driving Americans into a panic to buy gasoline.
Nation May 13The U.S. birth rate began dropping years before the pandemic. Here’s why
Even as the U.S. economy turns a corner, several women told the PBS NewsHour that the pandemic exacerbated already-existing anxieties they had about raising children in America, and they’re not certain when they’ll feel equipped to support a family.
Nation May 03As more states legalize marijuana, people with drug convictions want their records cleared
Sixteen states and the District of Columbia have now legalized recreational marijuana. For people with lingering drug convictions, this has raised new questions about what this legislation means for their criminal records.
Arts Apr 15How the 2008 economic crisis created a ‘new wandering tribe’ of seasonal workers
The latest selection for our “Now Read This” book club, Jessica Bruder’s “Nomadland,” documents a growing phenomenon in the country — a "wandering tribe" of seasonal workers. It has inspired a new movie of the same name. The film was…
Health Apr 15Veterinarians, teachers, and students are stepping up to form America’s volunteer vaccinator workforce
Across the country, Americans have been drawing on a vast range of career experience as COVID vaccinators. The PBS NewsHour spoke with a few of them about how their skills translate on the job.
Arts Apr 14WATCH: Author Jessica Bruder takes your questions about ‘Nomadland’
Author Jessica Bruder will join PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown on Thursday, April 15 at 7:00 p.m. ET, to answer your questions about her book, "Nomadland,"…
Nation Apr 14What we know about Daunte Wright’s killing, and what it says about policing in America
The killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright by a police officer on Sunday afternoon set off three nights of protests in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center, and raised questions over the circumstances that led to the shooting of yet another…
World Apr 06What we’ve learned about leadership from the COVID-19 pandemic
Experts who study crisis and leadership say while some aspects of the pandemic transcend any one person’s power, a few key themes have emerged from countries who have contained the virus and kept public trust.
Arts Mar 30‘Nomadland’ author Jessica Bruder’s best piece of writing advice didn’t come from a writer
Journalist Jessica Bruder says she’s seen a lot of great writers’ advice over the years, but one trick that she particularly likes “wasn’t devised for writers.”…