Follow this link to skip to the main content
NASA Logo - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
+ View the NASA Portal

JPL Home Earth Solar System Stars & Galaxies Technology
The Solar System Ambassadors Program
Navigation Bar
Solar System Ambassador Profile

 
Deborah Martorell
 

     
 

Ambassador Since 2010

 
   
Carolina, Puerto Rico 987
Click Here To Email Deborah Martorell.
 
 
 

Biographical Information:

 

 
Photo of Ambassador Deborah Martorell Deborah Martorell studied communications and journalism at University of Puerto Rico before beginning her career began as an assistant producer for a major Spanish-language television station. In 1992 she became a reporter and producer for a station in Puerto Rico in 1994. Her career as a weather reporter began in 1997 when she covered hurricane Georges and tropical Storm Jeanne. Deborah then began her Meteorology studies, completing her degree in 2007 from Mississippi State University. She is certified by the American Meteorological Society. In 2007, Deborah was nominated for an Emmy for her special series. In 2009, the Overseas Press Club gave her an award for best Technology Reporting for the Discovery STS-119 mission. They also gave her an award for best human interest series. In addition to her television reporting, Deborah also can be heard on local radio as well as writing a meteorology column for daily newspaper. She also writes science articles the television station's website. Deborah is married with two daughters.
 

 

Past events hosted by this Ambassador:

 
   
Hurricanes
Colegio Espiritu Santo

Hurricanes and earthquakes
Robinson School

Natiral Hazards and Earthquakes
Primera Hora

Natural Hazards and Earthquakes
Escuela San Agustín

Natural hazards and climate change
Municipo de San juan

 
 

Click here to view all upcoming events

 

View other Solar System Ambassadors in Puerto Rico
View Solar System Ambassadors by state

This page was last updated October 11, 2013
USA.GOV   NASA Home Page Site Manager: Kay Ferrari
Webmaster: Daniel Sedlacko
Jet Propulsion Laboratory Home Page NASA Home Page California Institute of Technology Home Page Main Page Meet The Ambassadors Image Gallery Calendar of Events Mission Events Calendar Ambassador Spotlights Ambassadors in the News Directory of Ambassadors Related Links