Deborah Wrigley Biography
This is what you need to know about Deborah Wrigley an American News Journalist and reporter working for ABC News in Houston, Texas. She has over 3 years of broadcasting experience.
Deborah Wrigley Age
Details about Deborah’s date of birth are not available, therefore this information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Deborah Wrigley Height
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Deborah Wrigley Family
Her father was a leading Hollywood cinematographer and her mother loved literature, so Deborah combined both backgrounds and became a broadcast news reporter. In 2014 she did a tribute to her late father, Lieutenant Commander Dewey Wrigley.
Deborah’s mom kept every letter he sent including the one where he described being shot by a sniper in Anzio, Italy, and the medics’ attempts to patch him up. He soon came back to Hollywood.
Deborah Wrigley Husband
Deborah has not shared any information about her love life. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Deborah Wrigley Salary
Deborah earns an annual salary of $ $91,566 per year.
Deborah Wrigley Net Worth
Deborah has an estimated Net Worth of 10k to 100k dollars. Her career as an actor is her primary source of income.
Deborah Wrigley ABC
Deborah graduated from the University of Houston. She has been hailed as a formidable storyteller, able to adapt her stories for a TV audience. She is best known as a news Journalist and reporter working for ABC News in Houston, Texas. She has over 3 years of broadcasting experience.
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.
Among her accomplishments is winning the prestigious Headliners Award for her coverage of the Mexico City earthquake. Deborah 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.
Deborah Wrigley Leaves ABC13 after 42 years.
ABC13’s Deborah Wrigley had a front row seat for all of it as one of the longest-tenured broadcast journalists in Texas.
After an iconic career in the Bayou City, Deborah is signing off from ABC13.
Deborah came to work at KTRK-TV on Sept. 5, 1978, after a stint at other outlets, including the Houston News Service.
Deborah earned an English degree at the University of Houston and went on to become a regular fixture on television.
She is the recipient of a Headliners Award for her coverage of the Mexico City earthquake in 1985. Deborah was part of the first crew in the world to get stories out of the area that was rocked by a magnitude 8.0 event.
There have been hurricanes, fires, and most recently, the coronavirus pandemic.
“Often when we show up, it can be the worst day in a person’s life,” Deborah said as she looked back at her career. “The bottom line to that is you respect that. You respect peoples’ circumstances.”
She’s told the stories of countless folks in our area and, as she gets ready to live out the rest of her own, she reminds us of the empathy we ought to have for every Houstonian’s story.
“Everyone has a story,” Deborah said. “We all share the same challenges, the same problems, the same hopes and dreams and it’s important to make stories come alive through that.”
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner even proclaimed Sept. 4, 2020, as Deborah Wrigley Day.
Turner said he’ll always remember her for her professionalism.
“Sometimes, the interviewing and the questions were tough on me, but through it all, [Deborah] has always been very, very fair,” Turner said. “We just hope and pray that the best days of
Deborah Wrigley and the future will be far, far better than the days that have passed.”