Healthy Dining PR Director Honored for Contributions to Television Industry


Deborah Lawrence received NATAS-PSW’s Silver Circle Award for 25+ Year Career

San Diego, CA  (  San Diego-based Healthy Dining announced Deborah Shaw Lawrence, the company’s Director of Public Relations, was recently honored by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Pacific Southwest chapter (NATAS-PSW) for her 25+ years of service to the television industry.

Lawrence is one of seven recipients of this year’s Silver Circle award, which was established in 1983 to honor individuals who began their careers in television at least 25 years ago either in a performing, creative, technical, or administrative role within the TV industry.

With nearly three decades of creative strategy, promotion, design, and media expertise, Lawrence was inducted into the Silver Circle at a luncheon on Sunday September 20 at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club.

“Being inducted into the Silver Circle is an incredible honor,” said Lawrence. “I’ve put my heart and soul into my work and feel grateful for this recognition.”

Currently director of public relations at Healthy Dining, Lawrence is committed to help Americans find the best restaurant choices for healthy lifestyles.

“We are very proud of Deb and celebrate her achievements,” said Anita Jones-Mueller, M.P.H., president and founder of San Diego-based Healthy Dining. “She has been an invaluable leader in our company, shaping Healthy Dining’s success through her exceptional PR talents.”

A recipient of 18 Emmy Awards from NATAS-PSW and a national Emmy Award for NBC Olympics coverage, Lawrence has also been received a Golden Mic, PROMAX Gold and four San Diego Press Club awards for journalistic excellence.

A former NATAS-PSW board member, she is a leader in the community as well, serving as Vice President of the Miracle League of Diego; as Board Member and Patroness of the San Dieguito Chapter of National Charity League, Inc. and as Co-Founder of San Diego’s newest non-profit dance company, K-12 Hip Hop.

The Pacific Southwest region encompasses San Diego, Las Vegas, Palm Springs, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria and Bakersfield.

About Healthy Dining

It is Healthy Dining’s passion to contribute to a healthier America – in a delicious way! Healthy Dining’s signature web and mobile site,, is the only search engine and inspirational source of its kind providing personalized dining out recommendations validated by Healthy Dining’s team of registered dietitians. enables millions of diet- and nutrition- conscious restaurant diners as well as those dealing with diabetes, high blood pressure, and other conditions to easily find Healthy Dining choices served at restaurants coast to coast. also features a Kids LiveWell platform a program developed in partnership with the National Restaurant Association to help parents find restaurants offering healthier fare for children.

Kristen Castillo