Courtney Collen

Meet Courtney

Courtney Collen, an award-winning journalist, is a news anchor/host for Sanford Health News approaching 10 years of broadcast television and multimedia experience in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She joined the Sanford Health News team in February 2020. People, fitness, patios and spending time with her husband and dogs are a few of the things that bring her joy. Connect with Courtney anytime at (605) 312-4416 or by e-mailing courtney.collen@sanfordhealth.org.

Latest Posts


A portrait of Stacey Wrightsman, a community relations leader for Sanford Health.

Sanford reinforces ‘community’ amid global pandemic

Stacy Wrightsman's Community Relations team reaches out, encourages connections
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 5 min read
A man wears a face shield, one of many shields that a Worthington, Minn., company plans to make.

Worthington company plans to make millions of face shields

Twist-tie manufacturer eager to help Sanford Health with protective equipment
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 5 min read
Justin Underwood holds a plank

Working toward that world-record plank while stuck at home

Sanford Wellness Center fitness expert gives tips for tackling, modifying plank
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 7 min read
Sanford Health nursing leader Diana Berkland talks about the nursing workforce.

COVID-19 Q&A: ‘We need you,’ nursing leader tells workers

Sanford's Diana Berkland says safety and data will help in 'unprecedented times'
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 4 min read

Good Samaritan focuses on safety and well-being of residents

CMO answers questions about COVID-19 protections via Facebook Live
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 5 min read
Dr. Amy Kelley headshot

COVID-19 FAQs: Are pregnant women ‘high risk’?

Use caution while pregnant or caring for newborns, says Sanford Health OB/GYN
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 4 min read

COVID-19 Q&A: Dr. Jeremy Cauwels takes your questions

Why stay 6 feet away, why coronavirus testing is limited and more insight
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 7 min read
Dr. Greg Johnson, CMO of the Good Samaritan Society

How the Society keeps seniors active while keeping them safe

Good Samaritan CMO outlines plans including medical supplies, communications
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 5 min read
Dr. Allison Suttle and Courtney Collen face each other in lounge chairs and with bright lights above them.

Your COVID-19 questions answered, via Facebook Live

Coronavirus Q&A covers what to do if you're sick, and even if you're not
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 5 min read
Dr. Allison Suttle talks about coronavirus while sitting in the lobby of a Sanford Health hospital.

COVID-19 FAQs: Will hand-washing and hand sanitizer help?

Scrub for at least 20 seconds to help stop the spread of germs
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 4 min read
Dr. Allison Suttle uses her hand to emulate a face mask to protect from the novel coronavirus. A logo on the lower third part of this screenshot says Allison Suttle, M.D., Chief Medical Officer.

COVID-19 FAQs: Do we need to wear face masks?

Sanford Health CMO Allison Suttle, M.D., clarifies who needs protective gear
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 2 min read
Dr. Allison Suttle speaks to a reporter about coronavirus preparation while sitting in the lobby of Sanford USD Medical Center.

Sanford Health CMO: ‘We are ready’ for coronavirus

How to protect yourself and others (hint: you probably don't need a face mask)
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 10 min read