Courtney Dempsey anchors and reports for Good Day Sacramento Monday-Friday.

13 Questions With… Courtney Dempsey

  1. Where did you grow up? – The Bay Area
  2. What is your ideal scenario for a day off? – Soooooo sleeping in is a great start with no commitments for the rest of the day.
  3. How did you decide to be a reporter/anchor? – I took a communications survey class while in college at Sac State and realized it was “my lane.”
  4. What was your favorite toy growing up? – My Miss Piggy doll because it had a large head with hair that I could actually style.
  5. Where is your favorite local place to eat?  – Hands down, Bangkok Garden in Natomas.
  6. Do you have any pets? My little fur baby is Beemer, The JackChi (Jack Russell Chihuahua)!
  7. What is your favorite social media platform? Loves me some Insta…you know, scrolling on The Gram. Follow me @gooddaycourtney
  8. If you didn’t work in TV news what would you be doing? – I think I’d be a teacher.
  9. What is the most memorable story you’ve covered at CBS13/CW31? – Author Essie Mae Washington who was the African-American daughter of Strom Thurmond.
  10. What is your favorite season? – S U M M E R
  11. Who is the fellow reporter/anchor you text the most? That Tina Macuha lady.
  12. When do you wake up on a workday? Weekend? – On workday that doggone alarm goes off at 2:50 am, but on the weekends I generally open my eyes around 8 am-ish.
  13. Why do you love Northern California? – I was born and raised in Northern Cali and I’m a weather wimp who cannot handle actual seasons.


  1. Where was your best vacation ever? – Hubby took me to Europe when we were newlyweds and had no bills yet.
  2. Favorite sport to watch in person? On TV? – Basketball…I was raised on Warriors games with my Daddy!
  3. Favorite TV show? Movie? – I’m not sure that I can narrow down a favorite TV show, but my all-time favorite movie is Friday. “Craig, you know I love your mama!!” (BTW, the phrase “Bye Felicia” comes from the movie Friday – the more you know).

Twitter: @gooddaycourtney


Comments (5)
  1. Evie Evie says:

    Love you Courtney, but I agree with the guy in the booth today, the dress does nothing for you, it’s too busy. Otherwise, you rock!

  2. Luna Walker says:

    J PENNY’S isn’t closing. Yeah!

  3. norman says:

    WHATS good fly coco!! WOW your from Vallejo calif ? AND your a Hogan high grad,i am from Vallejo too.I went to Vallejo high Hogan is no longer a school my cuz maylouis was a teacher there and my cuz went to Hogan too. WE allways beat Hogan in football.I LOVE you on the show you and my favorite girl who give the show beautiful favor.ALL of you on the show bring me joy and tons of big laughs.KEEP doing you thang V-town lady.

  4. Carol Clark says:

    Your skin and color was fabulous today with the white lace top. Wear it more often.

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