Doreen Gentzler has a long, successful career not only in broadcast journalism but also in promoting public health issues. Today, she is a local NBC anchor in Washington, DC, and she serves as the station’s medical reporter, filing cutting-edge health reports for all of the station’s newscasts.
In her award-winning News 4 Your Health segments, Gentzler brings viewers into hospital operating rooms, profiles medical breakthroughs and shows the latest technology helping to save lives. Her reporting has brought her to Bosnia, Ecuador and the Persian Gulf where she reported live from the USNS Comfort, a navy hospital ship tending to U.S. troops. She is also the on-air spokesperson for the NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo, held each January at the Washington Convention Center.