Deborah George

2007 Series

Deb George is an award-winning independent producer, editor, and reporter. Her career has taken her to Asia, Africa and South America, and she has covered the Rwandan genocide, the war in Sierra Leone, the politics of biotechnology, and the AIDS epidemic.

She was with National Public Radio for fifteen years, as producer of Weekend Edition Sunday and an editor and producer on the national, foreign and cultural desks. She also produced a number of special series for NPR's newsmagazines and was the network's first liaison for independent producers.

George was the senior editor of American RadioWorks, producing documentaries and investigative reports for public radio. Since 1996 she's edited the Radio Diaries series with producer Joe Richman.

Her work has received numerous awards including the DuPont-Columbia Gold and Silver Batons, the Robert F. Kennedy Award, the Edward R. Murrow (RTNDA) Award, and the Casey Award for reporting on children.