Deborah is the Communications Director/PIO, Brand Manager and Content Management Strategist for Meridian Township. She develops communications best practices and procedures through digital and print communications including Media and Public Relations.
Deborah graduated from Michigan State University in 1997 with a Communication Arts and Sciences degree. While in school, Deborah was accepted into the HOMTV program in April 1996 where she did a non-paid internship for one year. During that time, she began working regional sports for ESPN which led to national events including Monday Night Football and ABC College Football.
She simultaneously worked at WLNS 6 until Meridian Township hired her as HOMTV Production Manager in April 1998. She worked her way up to the first HOMTV Internship Coordinator and on up to Station Manager and then became the first Communications Director for Meridian Township. The HOMTV Internship Program has trained hundreds of successful HOMTV Interns who now work in the television industry today.
Deborah appears on several HOMTV programs interviewing residents, businesses owners, nonprofits, regional partners and Township staff.
She has also given communications presentations at local, regional and national conferences.