Deborah Brancic is a freelance journalist originally from the East Coast. She holds a master's degree from Northeastern University in Boston and a bachelor's degree from New York University in the Big Apple. She started doing stand-up comedy in October 2013 at the urge of her fellow comedians. She has been performing steadily since then, appearing in several venues including Pasadena Ice House and the Foxfire Room. She sometimes guest hosts at open mics in the Valley.