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Darlene Deacon

Author, Journalist, Actress

Biography

Darlene Deacon has worked as a news reporter at KIDK-TV - a CBS affiliate -in Idaho Falls, Idaho. She primarily covered crime and investigative pieces, but she also enjoyed the more technical stories at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL formerly known as INEEL) as the INL Special Reporter. She later produced the 6 & 10 pm news for KIDK.

Darlene got her start in television news as a writer at FOX's WSVN-TV Channel 7 in Miami where she was as a newscast copy writer.

Darlene has also co-hosted with nationally known radio talk show host, Dick Farrel and was a fill-in host for the same show.

Miss Deacon got her broadcast education at the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in North Palm Beach, Florida and studied creative writing at Broward Community College.

Darlene Deacon is also a character actress and a member of the Screen Actors Guild. She has appeared in several television productions. Her past credits include a featured role in a FOX television series called "Super Force" and a movie made for USA Network television entitled "Red Wind." Darlene has performed in a number of other films and television shows. She is also listed on Actors Access, which is accessible for Talent Agents and Casting Directors through Breakdown Express.

Ms. Deacon has also written and edited many publications and marketing materials for the Barry Financial Corporation’s marketing division in Boca Raton, Florida.

 

Darlene was born in Waltham, Massachusetts and grew up in logging country in Maine. She says with a smile on her face, "They took away my ballet shoes and handed me an axe when I was nine."

Contact me at: darlene@darlenedeacon.com

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