About Courtney @cglennvino
Courtney Vinopal is a general assignment reporter at the PBS NewsHour.
Courtney’s Recent Stories
Arts Dec 18How ‘The Walking Dead’ and a Terrence Malick film inspired this writer’s first book
“I thought I could somehow bridge the two,” Ling Ma recently told the PBS NewsHour of her novel "Severance." “What if Terrence Malick directed a zombie B movie and this was the voiceover? Would that be in bad taste?”…
Politics Dec 15WATCH: Yamiche Alcindor moderates panel on 2020 voting and goals for reform
The Bipartisan Policy Center will host a panel discussion moderated by PBS NewsHour's Yamiche Alcindor examining challenges with this year's election and future goals for reform.
Arts Dec 09How the final days of an office job inspired this apocalyptic novel
Our December 2020 pick for Now Read This, the PBS NewsHour's book club with The New York Times, is Ling Ma’s “Severance.”…
Health Dec 09WATCH: Your questions about COVID-19 and the holiday season, answered
With PBS NewsHour’s Amna Nawaz, Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones answered viewer questions about everything from the vaccine rollout process to the risk of gathering with loved ones amid the ongoing pandemic.
Politics Dec 08WATCH: Senate holds second hearing on COVID-19 early outpatient treatment
The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee will hold a second hearing Dec. 8 on early outpatient treatment for COVID-19.
Economy Dec 04‘There’s no end in sight.’ Millions fear loss of unemployment benefits amid pandemic
In interviews with the PBS NewsHour, people who have remained unemployed for months said they were worried about covering daily living expenses, especially food and housing, and being forced to choose between earning an income and protecting their health.
Arts Dec 04Discussion questions for ‘Severance’
Our December pick for Now Read This, the PBS NewsHour’s book club with The New York Times, is Ling Ma’s "Severance."…
Arts Dec 02‘Severance’ is our December book club pick
Our December 2020 pick for Now Read This, the PBS NewsHour’s book club with The New York Times, is Ling Ma’s "Severance."…
Arts Nov 30In writing her first novel, this poet turned to her high school journal
A poem taken from Elizabeth Acevedo's high school journal served as the “North Star” for her debut novel's voice.
Politics Nov 19WATCH: Senators hear update on early outpatient treatment for COVID-19
The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee is holding a hearing Nov. 19 on early outpatient treatment for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.