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Debbye Turner Bell

  • Miss America 1990
  • Former CBS News Correspondent
  • Animal Planet Expert Contributor
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New York
Fees
Keynote (corporate): $10,000
Keynote (non-profit): $7,000
Keynote (in-state): $7,000
Travel Fees
US: Coach class, transferable airline ticket for locations greater than 100 miles from the NYC metro area, 4+ star hotel accommodations, ground transportation to and from airport and to and from the event location. If location is less than 100 miles from the metro NYC area, mileage reimbursement of $0.58/mile.

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About Debbye

Dr. Debbye Turner Bell is a wife, mother, journalist, veterinarian,  minister, motivational speaker, and Miss America 1990.  For three years, she served as the lead U.S. news anchor for Arise News, a global cable news network.  She hosted a daily evening news broadcast called “Arise America”.  Currently, she can be seen as an expert contributor to the show DOGS 101 on Animal Planet and “How Dogs Get Their Shape” on Nat Geo Wild.  For 11 years, Turner Bell enjoyed her role in broadcast journalism as a staff correspondent for CBS News starting in 2001. Turner Bell hosted a prime time television magazine program called “48 Hours on WE.”  Prior to joining CBS, she co-hosted a local television magazine program called “ShowMe St. Louis.”

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Dr. Debbye Turner Bell is a wife, mother, journalist, veterinarian,  minister, motivational speaker, and Miss America 1990.  For three years, she served as the lead U.S. news anchor for Arise News, a global cable news network.  She hosted a daily evening news broadcast called “Arise America”.  Currently, she can be seen as an expert contributor to the show DOGS 101 on Animal Planet and “How Dogs Get Their Shape” on Nat Geo Wild.  For 11 years, Turner Bell enjoyed her role in broadcast journalism as a staff correspondent for CBS News starting in 2001. Turner Bell hosted a prime time television magazine program called “48 Hours on WE.”  Prior to joining CBS, she co-hosted a local television magazine program called “ShowMe St. Louis.”

Turner Bell’s enduring passion is motivational speaking. Since being crowned Miss America in 1990, Turner Bell has spoken to millions of students at countless schools, youth organizations and college campuses. She has addressed audiences in the corporate, academic, and community service arenas. Her topics include personal excellence, determination, goal setting and the importance of a solid education. Turner Bell’s beliefs reflect her own life-lessons – it took seven years and eleven tries in two states before she was crowned Miss America.

Dr. Turner Bell divides her time doing veterinary public relations, youth and adult motivational and Christian speaking, corporate training, and television broadcasting.  Although she is not currently in clinical practice in veterinary medicine, she has promoted responsible pet ownership and proper veterinary care for pets through public service announcements, news features, and workshops.  Dr. Turner Bell has carried her message of pet care and motivation as far away as Rome, Italy, and Johannesburg, South Africa.

Turner Bell graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in May 1991 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture from Arkansas State University. Turner Bell lives in the New York City area with her husband and daughter.

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Videos

Speaker Programs

Toughen Up! Lighten Up! Speak Up!
Strategies of success for women in career and life.
The Art and Science of Powerful Communicator"
Effective communication can impress people but powerful communication can move people to action. Identifying the elements of powerful communication and tips on how to harness and utilize individual skills to become a communicator that persuades, ...more
Effective communication can impress people but powerful communication can move people to action. Identifying the elements of powerful communication and tips on how to harness and utilize individual skills to become a communicator that persuades, inspires, and transforms. ...less
Farther Along We'll Understand
A conversation on the state of race relations in the U.S. Designed for Black History Month events but particularly relevant in today’s political environment. ...more
A conversation on the state of race relations in the U.S. Designed for Black History Month events but particularly relevant in today’s political environment. ...less
Diversity in Health Professions
An assessment of diversity in health professions and insights on how to properly accommodate diversity.
Being a Woman in a Man's World
Although the glass ceiling still exists in many professions for women, it will take the undeniable strength, creativity, and determination natural to all women to break through that invisible, frustrating barrier. ...more
Although the glass ceiling still exists in many professions for women, it will take the undeniable strength, creativity, and determination natural to all women to break through that invisible, frustrating barrier. ...less
My Life as Miss America
When I was crowned Miss America 1990, it changed every aspect of my life. Not only did I meet Bill Cosby, Pres. George Bush, Sr., and Oprah Winfrey, but I accumulated one quarter of a ...more
When I was crowned Miss America 1990, it changed every aspect of my life. Not only did I meet Bill Cosby, Pres. George Bush, Sr., and Oprah Winfrey, but I accumulated one quarter of a million frequent flier miles. Trust me, life was more than waving perfectly and hoping for world peace! Go with me into the world of glamour, gossip, and good works. Re-live my journey and hijinks as 'Miss A'. ...less
Stereotypes
Those who hold stereotypes have a limited view of others. Don't allow others' limited view of you keep you from fulfilling your entire potential. ...more
Those who hold stereotypes have a limited view of others. Don't allow others' limited view of you keep you from fulfilling your entire potential. ...less
Real Role Models
It takes more than a celebrity or rock star to influence young people. Every caring, compassionate adult has the ability to inspire youth. ...more
It takes more than a celebrity or rock star to influence young people. Every caring, compassionate adult has the ability to inspire youth. ...less
Motivating Youth
Young people will live up to or down to your expectations. If you expect the best from them, chances are they will expect the best from themselves. ...more
Young people will live up to or down to your expectations. If you expect the best from them, chances are they will expect the best from themselves. ...less
Responsible Pet Ownership
Our pets give us unconditional love and affection. The absolute least we can do is return the favor with protection and attention. Learn what your pets think, need, and love. ...more
Our pets give us unconditional love and affection. The absolute least we can do is return the favor with protection and attention. Learn what your pets think, need, and love. ...less

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