Debra Alfarone is an award-winning, Emmy-nominated TV journalist, whose live reports and hard-hitting top stories can be seen on WUSA9, the CBS station in the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. She covers everything from breaking news to crime to stories of people making a difference. Debra’s known for her conversational, creative, and street-smart storytelling style, and for embracing social media and technology.
Before that, Debra spent several years as a reporter in NY/NJ/CT for PIX 11 News and NBC Connecticut. She also created “Alt Side” – a segment where she interviewed notable New Yorkers in her car during alternate-side-of-the-street-parking. A former Wall Street-er, Debra is also is an expert at saving money, and developed a Cheap Tricks segment and newspaper column to help people spend their money wisely.