Deborah Kendrick

Deborah Kendrick

Deborah joined the ABC 17 News team in February 2016 as a news reporter. 

Deborah was born and raised in always sunny, Southern California. Staying in the Southern California area, she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Television & Broadcast Journalism from Chapman University. Deborah was an anchor, producer and reporter for Chapman News, Orange County's only live newscast. Deborah also interned for KTLA in Los Angeles at the assignment desk and entertainment department. 

Deborah got interested in news at a young age and would often watch the news with her parents. She enjoys taking hard topics and simplifying it for viewers to understand. Embracing her mixed Korean American culture, she is also a member of the Asian American Journalists Association. You can find Deborah covering Columbia Public Schools, consumer, crime and terrorism stories. 

Aside from working Deborah enjoys traveling, watching her favorite hockey team- the Anaheim Ducks, and attempting to cook. You can find Deborah on our nightly news and spot her by her fabulous eyelashes! 
 

Latest Articles

  • Deborah Kendrick

    Columbia police officer cleared in shooting death of Clarence Coats, Jr.

  • Deborah Kendrick

    Man arrested on suspicion of damaging property in Downtown Columbia

  • Deborah Kendrick

    Columbia Police investigating gunshots near Garth and Benton

  • Deborah Kendrick

    Majority of Columbia Public Schools fulfilling monthly fire drills

  • Deborah Kendrick

    CPOA criticizes city managers office for second time in less than two months