A Renowned Journalist Engaging Audiences with Powerful Stories

Sharing the stories behind the person is at the heart of Deborah’s work as a journalist. As National News Director at radio network ARN (11 audio brands including KIIS 1065 and Gold 104.3), she led the pivot to on-demand news while heading up a large team of journalists and reporters. While Sydney News Director and breakfast presenter at SCA, Deborah was named one of the top 40 metropolitan radio newsreaders of all time.

A typical day would see her setting the agenda for the news team and driving digital innovation. Deborah reported from the scene of major news events such as bushfire and flood emergencies, where she connected with everyday heroes. She also covered politics, state funerals, crime and court cases, and celebrity appearances – interviewing Prime Ministers, medical professionals, indigenous leaders, and CEO’s along the way.

Deborah is a TV commentator, offering knowledge and insights about news stories affecting Australians.

Awarded the B and T Women in Media Award for best Journalist/Producer.

Awarded the Brian White Award for Radio Journalism, recognising sustained excellence in journalism.

Winner of the Brian White Award for Radio Journaliam

Deborah’s track record of breaking news stories was recognised when she received the Brian White Award for Radio Journalism at the Commercial Radio and Audio Awards. She was also named Best Journalist at B and T’s Women in Media Awards.

For the ABC and Channel 7, Deborah appears as a TV commentator and previously worked at Sky News Australia as a Presenter.

Deborah’s core competency as a leader is empowering the capabilities of each team member. A curiosity to delve beneath the surface and understand complex issues informs every decision and action.

Connecting thoughts and feelings to change

Connecting thoughts and feelings to change

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