Emmy award-winner and anchor of syndicated televised news magazine
Two-time Emmy award winner Deborah Norville marks a decade hosting Inside Edition
. The veteran newswoman joined the nation's longest running syndicated newsmagazine in March 1995, with ratings jumping 15% the week she joined the series. Inside Edition
is now the nation's top-rated syndicated newsmagazine. Deborah Norville has been credited with bringing new strength and respect to the program.
Since joining Inside Edition
, Deborah Norville has handled a variety of assignments including the first interview with Paula Jones since her lawsuit then-President Bill Clinton. She has reported from Cali, Colombia, the scene of a devastating crash of an American Airlines jet and traveled to Hawaii for the first national interview with Bethany Hamilton, the young surfer who lost her arm in a shark attack. Norville was awarded a Gracie Award from American Women in Radio and Television and the award from the National Women's Political Caucus for her reporting from the "toughest jail in America." Deborah Norville spent one week as an inmate at the Davidson County, NC Jail to show first hand what conditions were like behind bars.
Following the terror attack of September 11, 2001, she flew on a F-16 with the 177th Fighter Wing of the New Jersey Air National Guard. Norville was also recently the host of Deborah Norville TONIGHT
on the MSNBC Cable network, a nightly interview program with the people and issues making the day's headlines. Deborah Norville joined Inside Edition, from CBS News, where she anchored America Tonight and reported for 48 Hours, Street Stories and CBS Evening News. She was earlier the co- Anchor for NBC's TODAY Show
, having joined NBC as Anchor of NBC News at Sunrise.
Norville's journalism career began while still a student at the University of Georgia, as a reporter, and later, anchor for WAGA-TV in Atlanta. Deborah Norville is the author of several books. Back on Track: How To Straighten Out Your Life When It Throws You A Curve
(Simon & Schuster, 1997), a motivational self-help book which draws upon her experiences at NBC's Today Show. I Don't Want To Sleep Tonight
(1999, Golden Books) offers children and their parents suggestions to keep scary dreams away at night. It became one of Golden Books strongest sellers. I Can Fly
(2001, Golden Books) followed with advice on building children's self esteem.
Deborah Norville's charitable involvements are many. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York, Broadcasters Foundation, Steering Committee for the Rita Hayworth (Alzheimer's) Gala, Women's Committee for Central Park Conservancy and has been National Celebrity Spokesperson for the Mother's March of Dimes. The recipient of a number of journalism and civic awards, Norville is married and the mother of three.
MOST REQUESTED TOPICS:Back On Track: How To Put Your Life And Yourself Back Together
In a refreshing, lighthearted talk Deborah Norville looks at the challenges we face today in daily life and offers first hand tips on coping with the many responsibilities we have as well as refocusing ones life when it seems one has lost direction.
The Mommy Dance
How To Have Kids, A Job, A Marriage, And Your Sanity At The Same Time