Courtenay Hall is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of BELLA, New York’s premiere women’s luxury lifestyle publication, which offers a sophisticated combination of fashion, beauty, health, philanthropy, arts and culture, cuisine, celebrity, and entertainment news.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Courtenay graduated from Muhlenberg College with a bachelor’s degree in communications. Just months after graduation, Courtenay landed her first position with Grey Advertising. After a year on the agency side, Courtenay decided to enter the world of publishing with a position at Hachette Filipacchi. She worked on direct response advertising sales at luxury shelter magazines Metropolitan Home and Elle Décor before moving to Meredith Corporation, where she worked on the Better Homes and Gardens Special Interest Publications. Soon after, Courtenay accepted a position at Gruner + Jahr to help launch ROSIE by Rosie O’Donnell.
After taking time off from publishing to have children and help her husband manage his…
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