Debra Alfarone is an award-winning, Emmy-nominated TV journalist, whose live reports and features 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.