Debra Pinkerton

Debra PinkertonDebra Pinkerton joined the abc27 News team in 1992 as a reporter.

She grew up watching abc27, so it was a dream come true when we hired her as a reporter.

Debra graduated from Lock Haven University with a degree in mass communications/journalism.

From there she worked behind the scenes at NBC News and Meet the Press in Washington, D.C.

She got her first on-air job in Hagerstown, Md. From there she reported in Bristol, Virginia before returning to Harrisburg.

Debra has covered stories ranging from a presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C. to her alma mater’s trip to San Antonio, Tex. to participate in a parade. Debra is very passionate about reporting and is proud to provide the viewer with the most accurate and fair story.

She received an Emmy in 2001 for outstanding health/science report and has received numerous Pennsylvania Associated Press awards.

Debra is married with two children.