Debbie White-Hoel was named Publisher of the Palo Verde Valley Times in Blythe, California on July 2, 2003. Prior to being made Publisher, she has been the General Manager starting in November 2001. She had been with the Times for six years, starting as receptionist and moving to classifieds, graphics and General Manager before taking the position of Publisher. White, a native of Blythe, has three children and is active in the Blythe community. White is involved in numerous organizations. She belongs to the Elks, Blythe Riding Club and Blythe 4-H (Leader).
White's hobbies include horses, quad riding, boating and anything to do with the outdoors.