Deborah graduated from the University of Houston with a degree from the now-prestigious English department. Although she never planned for a career in television, it came about naturally. Her father was a leading Hollywood cinematographer and her mother loved literature, so Deborah combined both backgrounds and became a broadcast news reporter.
Among her accomplishments -- winning the prestigious Headliners Award for her coverage of the Mexico City earthquake. She and her photographer were the first crew in the world to get stories out of the site of one of the world's most massive natural disasters.
She reported live from Galveston throughout the night when hurricane Alicia hit - even risking a drive off the Galveston seawall at the height of the storm to get the stories back to the station.
In between the breaking news stories that punctuate a reporter's job, Deborah focuses her interest on statewide issues and politics.
Her abiding interests include local history and anything to do with animals.
Forty-eight hours after three people disappeared beneath flood waters, when the HFD boat preparing to carry them to safety capsized, the search for the third and final victim continued.
Four people were able to escape the fire early Sunday morning, but sadly, two children who didn't passed away
After several years of planning and construction, a few bumps in the road, and $1.4 billion in cost, Houston Metro launched its latest leg of MetroRail lines.
A robbery suspect was shot by an off-duty Harris County deputy in north Houston, according to investigators.
San Leon claims about 5,000 residents. It's an unincorporated area where fishing is an economic mainstay and, yes, the Banditos motorcycle club was founded there nearly 50 years ago.