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Deborah Ann Potter Newslab

Deborah Potter is a veteran reporter and journalism trainer who spent 16 years as a network correspondent for CBS News and CNN. She founded NewsLab (, a non-profit resource for journalists, in 1998. Before joining CBS, Potter was a radio news anchor at KYW in Philadelphia and a local TV news producer in Washington, D.C. For more than a decade, she was a contributing correspondent to the PBS program “Religion & Ethics Newsweekly.” Potter leads workshops for journalists in newsrooms across the United States and around the world on writing, social media, digital journalism and ethics. She has served as visiting faculty at the University of Montana and the University of Arkansas. Potter is a former faculty associate at the Poynter Institute and is the author of the “Handbook of Independent Journalism.” She has a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MA from American University.