Deborah A. Culp, a seasoned Journalist & Consultant moved to NC 3 years ago to remain close to her son, An Active Duty, U.S. Marine based in Camp Le Jeune, NC. Even newer to Wilmington, Deborah began her career over 20 years ago in Detroit, Michigan as a volunteer with the Detroit Wayne County Union of the Homeless as an acting PR practitioner. That soon developed into several ongoing, compensated positions, in the areas of freelance writing, public relations, marketing, research and consultations. This includes non-profit organizations, individuals and businesses. Ms. Culp’s writing and media experience encompasses both print and broadcast media, in her Detroit hometown and abroad. Including but not limited to; a Guest Columnist & non-profit Writer for the Detroit Newspapers “On Detroit” Magazine, the Michigan Front Page, the Flint Enquirer News and other minority and mainstream/national publications as well.
She has co-published two Arts & Entertainment Magazines; MEP (Metropolitan Entertainment Plus, which evolved into NEP: National Entertainment Plus) Magazine and PARI-DISE Magazine, a Travel Arts & Entertainment Publication, which began as a tangible medium, then published on-line. Columnist for Impact Magazine and Online Content Writer. Deborah’s broadcast media experience also varies from, being one of the initial consultants to the productive & controversial WXON TV 20 Show –“Transitions”, a Live Auction Reader for WTVS TV (public television), the research and Development Coordinator for the “Winning Ways” television and radio shows, with host & producer, the Honorable Judge Wendy Cooley, Publicist for “Late Night Entertainment Broadcasting, Co.”, now TV 68 and facilitator of a Caribbean documentary junket: “Bahamas Sunshine”, co-host, Ad Sales and Researcher for the WMKM Radio Show “Unlimited Potential” , with the Dr. Linda Beatty-Stevens. A former “Living Local” correspondent for the Wilmington, NC Star News Online. Currently a writer for: Divine Caroline, TPEpost News, “For Colored Gurls”, The History of Jazz Music and the Parent/Family Expert for the Examiner.com: Wilmington/Fayetteville, NC.
Ms. Culp is completing her first book: “Then there was Laughter”, preparing for Photography School and keeping Volunteer Commitments in North Carolina as well. She recently became the Public Relations Ministry Director for her church New Beginnings Christian Church www.Newbcc.com
Whenever time permits, she enjoys time with family & friends, locally and wherever travel permits!