Debra Maffett and Ronald Letterman in 1983
|Born||November 9, 1956|
|Education||University of Houston, Sam Houston State University, Graduate of Lamar University|
|Occupation||Television personality, producer, media consultant, speaker, songwriter, singer|
|Home town||Nashville, Tennessee|
|Title||Miss California 1982
Miss America 1983
|Successor||Vanessa L. Williams|
|Board member of||Life of Victory International Christian Ministries, Honorary Council Members - SAT-7|
|Spouse(s)||Buster Wilson deceased|
|Children||Rydder Wilson, Jenny Wilson|
|Awards||Emmy Nomination Best Host|
Debra Sue Maffett (born November 9, 1956) was Miss America 1983.
Although she competed in the Miss Texas pageant several years without winning, she moved to California and was subsequently crowned Miss California 1982. She represented California when she won the Miss America crown. Debbie graduated from S.P. Waltrip High School in Houston, Texas, in 1975.Graduate of Lamar University 1980
Maffett, from Midway, Texas, has served as host on, "PM Magazine," NBC and CBS TV Pilots "Guinness Book of World Records with David Frost," "Alive and Well," "TNN Country News," Hot, Hip and Country, "Making Healthy Choices," and " The Harvest Show." Debra is currently producing documentaries and issue oriented television shows for national syndication. Maffett appeared in the episode of "Matlock" that aired December 1, 1987 entitled The Network as News Anchor Terry McNeil.
In addition to television production, Debra writes worship music, and is a media consultant for non-profit ministries. Some organizations and ministers she has worked with include: Ruth Graham, Veterans Restoration Ministry, Music to His Ears, The National Praise and Worship Institute, Living Stones International, and Life of Victory International Christian Ministries.
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