Deborah Wang is a contributing editor and reporter at KUOW Public Radio, the NPR News station in Seattle. She was a 2018-2019 Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Fellow and her project focused on adolescents and mental health. She now serves on the fellowship’s advisory board. Deborah has been a journalist for more than three decades. She has served as National Public Radio’s Asia correspondent based in Hong Kong. She was a television correspondent for ABC News in Beijing and Hong Kong and went on to set up the network’s first news bureau in Seattle.
Deborah has also worked as an on–air anchor for CNN International and as host of IN Close on KCTS9 Public Television in Seattle. She is a long-time host on the TEDxSeattle stage. Deborah has won numerous awards for her reporting, including the Alfred I. DuPont Silver Baton, the Overseas Press Club’s Lowell Thomas Award and a Gracie Award from the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation for her mental health reporting.