Hosts a daily internet radio talk show offering hope and wisdom for practical life challenges…from a faith perspective…at www.debbiechavez.com . The program has listeners in all 50 states and over 90 countries.
Co-hosts a daily internet radio talk show about marriage and relationships, with Mark Gungor, at www.markgungorshow.com
Served as Program Director for over 20 years for award-winning, secular news-talk radio station KGMI in Bellingham, WA
Co-hosted the #1 morning talk show in northwest Washington State for over 12 years…at KGMI
Was the morning news anchor on KGMI for over 12 years
Led KGMI to receive the prestigious national Marconi Award from the National Association of Broadcasters for “Best Small Market Radio Station in America” in 2006
Led KGMI to receive consecutive Edward R Murrow Awards in 2006, 2007 for Best Morning Newscast in 5 state northwest region
Led KGMI to receive the 2006 Mayor’s Art Award in Bellingham for developing and executing a campaign to build an expansive memorial plaza to honor fallen soldiers in northwest Washington
Graduated cum laude from Western Washington University in 1981 with degree in Broadcast Communications
Serves as a volunteer Chaplain at the Whatcom County Jail (2006-present) and works one-on-one with individual inmates every week
Leads weekly bible studies in her home and has taught Sunday school for young children for over 12 years
She and her husband Raul have 5 children and 4 grandchildren, with another on the way!
Hobbies include cooking, baking, reading, gardening, entertaining and traveling.