Deborah Wang

Deborah Wang is a journalist and public media evangelist who has spent more than three decades in broadcast news.

Deborah started her public radio career at a small station in Amherst, Massachusetts. She traveled the world for more than a decade as NPR’s Asia correspondent and then as a correspondent for ABC News based in Beijing.

In 2005, Deborah joined KUOW Public Radio in Seattle, where she has done everything from political reporting to podcast hosting. As a recent Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Fellow, she spent a year reporting on kids and mental health.

Deborah has also worked as an on–air anchor for CNN International and as host of IN Close, a weekly newsmagazine on KCTS9.

2020 is Deborah’s seventh year hosting TEDxSeattle.

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Seattle, and all the upper left-hand corner, are known for trailblazing ideas put into action. We welcome and champion those who want to challenge the status quo and drive change. TEDxSeattle is a platform that amplifies the ideas of those change makers; a forum to foster new perspectives, and a community committed to challenging its members to be better.