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Deborah Knapp

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Deborah Knapp is an Emmy award-winning anchor who has been inducted into the San Antonio Women's Hall of Fame. She was honored in Washington D.C. with the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award for her years of community involvement and leadership in San Antonio. Deborah anchors KENS 5 Eyewitness News First at Four and Eyewitness News at 5 p.m. and regularly reports. She has had numerous national and international assignments including covering the tragedy at Columbine and was in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit and provided live reports for South Texas viewers. She regularly reports on religious issues and traveled to the Vatican to cover the funeral of Pope John Paul II. In 1999, she helped launch the KENS 5 Excel Award, recognizing an outstanding public school teacher from every local district. Education and community service are important to Deborah and in 1994 she established a scholarship at her Alma Mater, The University of Texas at Austin. Each year a San Antonio student who has demonstrated a commitment to community is awarded the Deborah Knapp Scholarship to help pay for his or her education. Active in the community, Deborah is currently serving on the boards of the Boy Scouts of America and the San Antonio Chamber Orchestra. She was also selected to serve on the Las Misiones Capital Campaign to raise money to restore San Antonio's historic Mission churches. Deborah is the mother of two children.