Emmy-nominated anchorwoman Debby Knox has been a staple in Indiana homes for more than two decades. Most recently, Debby was voted as central Indiana's "Favorite Female Anchor" by the readers of Indianapolis Woman magazine.
Debby is WISH-TV's 24-Hour News 8's lead anchor, leading Indiana's most watched late news team. She can be seen at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Debby started with WISH-TV on the noon news, then was promoted to early anchor, coming from stations in the northern Indiana communities of Elkhart and South Bend.
Debby's reports have been many and varied during her years with WISH-TV. While her main focus is in the area of health and medical technology, she is also known for her one on one interviews with prominent newsmakers.
Debby has been honored with many other awards and Emmy nominations during her career including those from the prestigious Society of Professional Journalists, and the National American Heart Association Award for a documentary called "Roger Nine." She has won Indiana State Medical Journalism awards, a CASPAR, honors from the Associated Press and United Press International Awards. She was awarded Theodore Barrett Award from the Indiana Psychological Association. She is also a six-time recipient of favorite female TV news anchor by Indianapolis Woman Magazine.
Debby was raised in the small community of Edwardsberg, Michigan and is a graduate of the University of Michigan. As a mother of two children and wife of psychologist Richard Tirman, Debby has a full and active life both on and off the camera.
An exercise enthusiast and skier, Debby is also an avid reader. Most of her time away from work is spent with her husband and two children. She's also very committed to helping our community. Debby, along with lead sports anchor Anthony Calhoun, raises tens of thousands of dollars each year for inner city youth with the Horizon's Golf Outing.
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