School of Communication & Journalism

DeLoris Washington

DeLoris Washington Assistant News Director at WTVM and WXTX TV

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  • By appointment


DeLoris became part of the Auburn University family as an Adjunct Professor in the Spring of 2016.

She is also the Assistant News Director at WTVM and WXTX TV in Columbus, Georgia.

DeLoris is an award-winning journalist with nearly 30 years experience in both radio and television news. She brings that wealth of knowledge to her students in the classroom along with solid and practical advice on how to survive in the newsroom of the future.

Her experience includes working at several stations in cities in the southeast including Montgomery, Alabama, Columbia, South Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia where she worked as a reporter at WXIA, started a faith-based newscast at Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters and also worked at the network level as an associate producer at The Weather Channel.

DeLoris is a graduate of Alabama State University where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Radio/Television Broadcasting.

DeLoris is originally from Salem, Alabama in Lee County. She’s an avid golfer and self-proclaimed shop-a-holic. DeLoris also enjoys photography, bowling, antiquing and has even jumped out of a perfectly good airplane just for fun.

Last Updated: October 04, 2017