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journalist

Debra Lynn Vial, American journalist. Recipient First Place Feature Writing award Virginia Press Association, 1989, 3d Place Feature Writing award, 1989, Mark of Excellence Reporting award Society Professional Journalists, 1987. Member Investigative Reporters and Editors, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society.

Background

Vial, Debra Lynn was born on September 26, 1965 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Daughter of John Crawford and Mary (Grundman) Vial.

Education

Bachelor in Mass Communications, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1987.

Career

News intern, reporter, Richmond (Virginia) Times-Dispatch, 1986-1987;features reporter, intern, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Virginia, 1987;reporter, medical social, The Fairfax (Virginia) Journal, Springfield, since 1987.

Membership

Member Investigative Reporters and Editors, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, reading, traveling.

Connections

father:
John Crawford Vial

mother:
Mary (Grundman) Vial