Her modelling career began while she was still at school and led to top international contracts in Germany, Italy and New York, where she worked with the world’s top models and photographers. For more than 10 years Deborah Hutton represented the Myer Grace Bros Department store group as their national ambassador and spokesperson and hosted a variety of corporate functions, VIP nights and seminars.
In June 1994 the Nine Network approached Deborah to present the new series of Looking Good. The series was a huge success with two million people turning in. It often, nationally, won its time slot. Deborah returned to host Looking Good again in 1995. During 1996-1997 Deborah appeared for the Nine Network as their Resident Authority on Fashion, Beauty & Style.
Deborah Hutton has been the host of Channel Nine’s top rating shows, Location Location, Amazing Homes and Celebrity Overhaul. Deborah was also a regular contributor on the Nine Network’s Fresh Food programme and a guest reporter on Getaway and recently hosted Nine’s documentary weight loss series, BIG.
For more than ten years Deborah was an editor for The Australian Women’s Weekly. She started with the beauty pages and then went on to become the Fashion Editor and then an Editor at Large for Home and represented the magazine nationally on television.
Deborah was an ambassador for Qantas for 12 years presenting the in-flight video guide, seen by one million passengers per month worldwide.
In September 2004 Deborah launched her range of homewares “Living with Deborah Hutton” for Kmart, which was a huge success. Playing off the strength of the brand, Deborah and her creative team have re-launched the much loved brand online and through direct mail catalogues with Ezibuy.com.
In 2006 Deborah became the brand ambassador for Olay Regenerist and also created her own brand of eyewear “Deborah Hutton Optical and Sun”. She was the spokesperson for the ‘Living at Hyatt’ development at the Hyatt Coolum on the Sunshine Coast.
In 2010 Deborah, through her love of golf, became the face of Mirvac’s Magenta Shores, a residential golfing community, on the NSW Central Coast. In the same year, she was also co-host of The Money Show on 101.7 WSFM, a national one hour radio programme offering straight forward financial advice with business guru Paul Clitheroe. In 2011 Foxtel signed Deborah to host a series of programming initiatives for the highly successful Bio Channel.