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

    String of burglaries in Cole County lead to possibly larger investigation

  • Deborah Kendrick

    Cole County prosecutor ordered to pay more than $12,000 for Sunshine Law violations

  • Deborah Kendrick

    Deadly ATV crashes lower so far this year versus years past

  • Deborah Kendrick

    Russellville community holds candlelight vigil for teen killed in crash

  • Deborah Kendrick

    East Campus neighborhood residents, property owners re-look at lighting issues