Media


Press Contacts
Broadreach PR, Linda Varrell (207) 619-7350
Deb Walters, dr.deb.walters@gmail.com


Resources
Deb’s Rotary Bio (short)
Deb’s Expedition Bio
Media Questions and Answers
Expedition Summary
Media Information
Donated Gear and Services from Sponsors


Awards and Honors

Best of Maine copy size

Rotary International Global Woman of Action, presented at United Nations
Rotarian of the Year & Service Above Self
, 2015, Unity Rotary Club
Canoe and Kayak Magazine 2015 “Paddle with Purpose” Nominee
Down East 2015 Best of Maine, “Best Adventurer with a Mission”
#1 Most Intriguing Person 2014, Portland Magazine


Press Releases

October 28, 2015 Dr. Walters to be honored at the UN as one of six Rotary Global Women of Action

February 4, 2015 Grandmother’s 2,500 Mile Kayak Expedition Temporarily on Hold Due to spinal injury

Expedition Launch Press Release


Resources

Deb’s Rotary Bio (short)

Deb’s Expedition Bio

Media Questions and Answers

Expedition Summary

Media Information

Donated Gear and Services from Sponsors


Links to Photos

   Deb and Safe Passage Kids

Deb and Safe Passage child

Deb helping treat Safe Passage children for lice

Deb reading to Safe Passage children

Deb handing out shoes to Safe Passage child

Safe Passage children mapping out Deb’s route

   Deb and Prior Expeditions

Deb’s Head Shot

Deb photo kayaking with icebergs

Deb in whitewater

   Expedition Preparation and Gear

Deb with the wooden kayak she built that was redesigned to create the expedition kayak

Deb in expedition kayak with sponsor logos

Deb in expedition kayak closeup

Deb in the expedition kayak

Expedition kayak deck

Deb with kayak on car and Talon Greenland paddle

Deb with kayak on car and Epic paddle

Gear for the expedition

   Expedition Launch Photo Album

Kayak Launches from Yarmouth & Portland, Maine July 11,13


Awards and Honors

Rotary Global Women of Action, presented at United Nations

Rotarian of the Year & Service Above Self, 2015, Unity Rotary Club

Canoe and Kayak 2015 “Paddle with Purpose” Nominee

Down East 2015 Best of Maine, “Best Adventurer with a Mission”

#1 Most Intriguing Person 2014, Portland Magazine


Articles, TV and Radio Stories:

The Forecaster, March 1, 2016

Portland Press Herald, February 16, 2016

Key News, January 31, 2016

Christian Science Monitor, December 12, 2015

UB Reporter, December 3, 2015

WJCT News, December 1, 2015

Rotary Newsletter Zones 24-32, December 1, 2015

Chesapeake Light Craft, November 20, 2015

Fernandina Observer, November 14, 2015

Rotary.org, November 11, 2015

Mamalita Blog, November 4, 2015

Inter Press Service, November 3, 2015

The Forecaster, November 3, 2015

The Brunswick News, October 30, 2015

The News Virginian, October 31, 2015

Portland Press Herald, October 30, 2015

Bangor Daily News, October 28, 2015

Savannah Morning News October 27, 2015

Island Packet Blog October 23, 2015

New Hampshire Public Televsion “Windows to the Wild” (video preview)

WTOC (video) October 21, 2015

Island Packet Blog October 14, 2015

Bangor Daily News September 30, 2015

Canoe & Kayak Magazine September 25, 2015

WCSH6 and WLBZ2 “207” Interview, July 27, 2015

Bangor Daily News, June 29, 2015

Safe Passage Newsletter, May, 2015

PubliNews, April 15, 2015

Atlantic Coastal Kayaker, March 2015, page 5

Plain and Fancy, March 25,2015

Hometown News Port Orange, Florida, March 20, 2015

First Coast Living, FCN TV, Jacksonville, Fl March 20, 2015

UNCW Heyevent, March 17, 2015

Daytona Beach News Journal, March 14, 2015

Canoe & Kayak, March 2015

Coastal Virginia Mag.com, January, 2015

Bangor Daily News, Jan 15, 2015

Fox News latino, Jan 14, 2015

WCSH-6, Portland Maine, Jan 12, 2015

South Sports Online, Jan 11, 2015

The TimesNews, Jan 11, 2015

WCHL Radio Interview, Jan 9, 2015

South Strand News, Jan 9, 2015

The Virginia Pilot, Jan 1, 2015

State Port Pilot.com, Dec 31, 2014

North Carolina Coastal Federation, Dec 29, 2014

Hardsport.rocks, Dec 27, 2014

The State (SC), Dec 23, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online, Dec 22, 2014

The Shipping News, Town Dock, Dec 10, 2014

Compass News 360, Dec 5, 2014

Town Dock, Dec 6, 2014

Coastal Times, Dec 6, 2014

Outer Banks Voice, Nov 30, 2014

PR Week, Nov 24, 2014

Paddling Life, Nov 20, 2014

SoMdNews, Nov 19, 2014

Gazette Journal, Nov 12, 2014

Daily Press, Nov 11, 2014

Deb as #1 10 most intriguing people for 2014, Portland Magazine, Nov 2014

SoMdNews, October 31, 2014

Canoe and Kayak, October 27, 2014

The Star Democrat, October 25, 2014

SpinSheet, October 24, 2014

WBAL TV, October 23, 2014

Kent County News, October 23, 2014

SNJ Today, October 17, 2014

NJ.com, Ocober 15, 2014

Boating World – Online, October 9, 2014

The Sandpaper, October 7, 2014

Press of Atlantic City, October 7, 2014

NBC40, October 6, 2014

Asbury Park Press, October 3, 2014

USA Today, October 3, 2014

Atlantic Coastal Kayaker, October, 2014, Page 5

News 12 – New Jersey, September 23, 2014

NBC News. September 19, 2014

The Day – Connecticut. September 18, 2014

Telemundo, September 18, 2014

FOX News, September 12, 2014

ABC News, September 9, 2014

The Day. September 4, 2014

Jamestown Press. August 28, 2014

Wicked Local Cape Cod. August 20, 2014

95.9 WATD August 13, 2014

NBC Bay Area. August 12, 2014

The Marblehead Reporter. August 8, 2014

Coast 93.1 FM. August 7, 2014

The Salem News. August 5, 2014

The Marblehead Reporter. July 30, 2014

The Huffington Post. July 30, 2014

Gloucester Times. July 30, 2014

The Patriot Ledger. July 26, 2014

The Hampton Union. July 25, 2014

York County Coast Star. July 23, 2014  Bangor Daily News. July 24, 2014

Sea Coast Online. July 23, 2014

Charles River Canoe and Kayak, Boston, July, 2014

Fox News Latino. July 18, 2014

Action Hub. July 17, 2014

The Post Game. July 15, 2014

WMTW 8 ABC. July 13, 2014

NBC News. July 12, 2014

Portland Press Herald, July 11, 2014

WSCH6 NBC Portland, Maine July 11, 2014

MPBN, July 11, 2014

NBC Universal, July 11, 2014 – available on all local NBC sites

News Virginian, July 10, 2014, Deb’s childhood home newspaper

Paddling.net Newsletter July 9, 2014

The Forecastor, Yarmouth, Maine, July 9, 2014

WLBO radio, Shannon Moss, July 8, 2014

Soy 52 (Guatemalan media in Spanish). July 3, 2014

USA Today, July 2, 2014

WLBZ2 NBC News, Bangor, Maine, July 1, 2014

WSCH6 NBC News, Portland, Maine, July 1, 2014  This story was picked up by over 100 TV stations across the country

Delorme Facebook Post, June 27, 2014

Northeast Explorer, June 26, 2014

Portland Press Herald, June 26, 2014

Morning Sentinal, Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Getty Images, June 25, 2014

Ocean Navigator, June 20, 2014

Rapid Media June 2014

R R Star, June 20, 2014

WHOM, June 20, 2014

State Journal Register, June 20, 2014

The Herald News, June 20, 2014

Wicked Local Tauntan, June 20, 2014

WJBQ, June 20, 2014, on air interview July 10, 2014

EIN News, June 18, 2014

Examiner, June 17, 2014

TideSmart Talk with Stevoe, June 14, 2014

Penobscot Bay Pilot June 2014

Inside.com, May 21st, 2014

Chesapeake Light Craft blog May 2014

Bangor Daily News, May 21, 2014 article

This Just In… Milton Times, April 17, 2014

Atlantic Coastal Kayaker April 2014 article

The Working Waterfront, March 19, 2014 article

Expedition News has Deb as the lead article

Canoecopia: Deb’s presentation on Kayak For Safe Passage Kids

PropTalk article about the Kayak Safe Passage Expedition

Nastawgan article on Deb’s First Arctic Solo


Presentations

Deb’s Slide Show on Her First Solo Arctic Trip

 Presented at: Wooden Boat School,  FLOW Paddler’s Club,  Adirondack Mountain Club,  Maine Canoe Symposium, Gulf of Maine Sea Kayak Symposium

Deb’s Slide Show on Hudson Bay Solo Trip

Presented at: Wilderness Canoe Association, FLOW Paddlers Club, Wooden Boat School, Adirondack Mountain Club, Gulf of Maine Sea Kayak Symposium

Deb’s Outdoor Experience Highlights

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