Philippa “Pip” Courtney is an ABC award winning journalist and television presenter. She is known for her work as a reporter and host of the ABC series Landline. In 2000, she became a reporter on The 7.30 Report, but returned to Landline in 2001.
Pip grew up in Launceston, Tasmania, and attended the Launceston Church Grammar School from 1977 to 1982. She then studied politics at the University of Tasmania, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1986. In 1993, Pip joined Landline and in 2011, she received the Star Prize for Broadcast Journalism from the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists for her Landline report, “Pipe Dream”, about the coal seam gas industry. In 2014 and 2015, she received Clarion Awards for her reports “Horns of a Dilemma” and “The Big Dry”,