Debbie is the senior counselor that everyone wants on their team, particularly when the CEO or a subject-matter expert is about to face a pack of reporters. A nationally acclaimed media trainer, she has conducted 500+ sessions for globally recognized brands, diverse business sectors and standing-room-only crowds at seven Public Relations Society of America international conferences. When not coaching industry leaders or rocket scientists (literally), Debbie is a public relations professor at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta. She is also the founder of Wetherhead Communications, a PR firm best known for its ability to generate publicity and finesse B2B communications.
AGCO, Beazer Homes, The Coca-Cola Company, Cox Automotive, Delta Air Lines, Emory University, Federal Express, Ford Motor Company, Georgia-Pacific, IBM, ING, Johnson & Johnson, Kaiser Permanente, Motorola, NASA, Porsche Cars North America, University of Georgia, UPS, Walt Disney Imagineering, YKK and more.
Media training, presentation coaching
- Kennesaw State University (MA in integrated global communication)
- University of Florida (BS in journalism; major in PR)
- Guest speaker and contributing author
- Arts and culture buff
- Beach, beach, baby
- Traveled solo on bucket-list trip to Japan
Little Known Fact
Debbie emceed a televised parade as a young professional.