Debbye Turner Bell

Dr. Debbye Turner Bell is a veterinarian, journalist, minister, and motivational speaker. She was crowned Miss America in 1990. For three years, she served as the lead U.S. news anchor for Arise News, a global cable news network. Currently, she can be seen as an expert contributor to the show DOGS 101 on Animal Planet.

For 11 years, Turner Bell enjoyed her role in broadcast journalism as a staff correspondent for CBS News starting in 2001. Turner Bell was dubbed The Early Show's resident veterinarian, sharing a wealth of advice about pet care. In 2002, Debbye garnered an interview with President & Mrs. Bush at the White House for a Pet Planet segment about the first family's pets. She also reported for the CBS Evening News. Turner Bell hosted a prime time television magazine program called 48 Hours on WE. Turner Bell has appeared as a guest on numerous television programs including The Late Show with David Letterman, Oprah, and the Today show.