Deborah Charles

Deborah Charles

News editor

Deborah Charles is a veteran foreign and White House correspondent currently overseeing the global news operation at Devex, the media platform for the global development community.

She has spent more than two decades with Reuters covering coups, wars and the plight of refugees across four continents. As the DC bureau's White House correspondent, she covered the political developments of the Clinton and Bush administrations and during her career reported on four US presidential campaigns.

Prior to joining Devex, she consulted for the World Bank and worked as an editor in the Bureau of International Information Programs at the US State Department.

Conference sessions


The latest research into different audiences and the issues that resonate with them to inform your fundraising and campaigning.



Mon, 03/23/2020 - 11:15 to 12:45
Influence strand

Have NGOs done the public a disservice by oversimplifying the complexity of development and aid via the media? 



Mon, 03/18/2019 - 14:15 to 15:30