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Susie An

Susie An

Reporter

As a reporter for WBEZ's news desk, Susie produces content for daily newscasts and WBEZ's website. She also anchors, occasionally, delivering news on WBEZ. She directed WBEZ's Schools on the Line monthly call-in show. Her work has also been heard on NPR, CBC and BBC. Susie joined WBEZ as a news desk intern in September 2007. Prior to joining WBEZ, Susie worked at the Peoria Journal Star newspaper and worked as an acquisitions editor for Publications International,Ltd.

Susie has a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Originally from Huntsville, Alabama, Susie lives in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood with her husband Demian and son Ogden.

Recent Stories

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CPD Hopes Federal Help Will Curb Gun Violence

The Chicago police are getting federal help analyzing gun ballistics evidence at the scene of the crime.

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Road Contractors Warn Of Extra Costs Because Of State Budget Impasse

Road contractors say without a budget, Illinois will end up paying extra for infrastructure projects.

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If The Illinois Budget Impasse Continues, Road Projects Will Be Shut Down

Road contractors warn a continued budget impasse could cost Illinois more than a work slowdown.

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Family And Friends Remember 'Heart Of Service' Of Gun Violence Victim

Family and friends gathered to remember Xavier Joy, a young man who was fatally shot near his home in Woodlawn last week.

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Advocates Call For Stronger Hate Crime Laws

Illinois lawmakers and community advocates are calling on the governor to approve measures that would strengthen laws against hate crimes.

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'Tent City' Residents Demand Housing During Construction

Residents of so-called tent cities under viaducts on Chicago’s North Side are calling for housing while the structures undergo reconstruction.

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Son Of Civic Leader Fatally Shot Near Home

The 23-year-old son of a civic leader in Chicago was fatally shot last night near his home in the Woodlawn neighborhood.

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Lake County Prosecutor Launches Second Chance Program For Non-Violent Offenders

The Lake County State’s Attorney in Illinois is launching a program that will allow some non-violent offenders to erase their convictions.

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NASA’s Mission To The Sun Has Chicago Ties

A University of Chicago astrophysicist is the namesake of NASA's mission to fly closer to the sun than any other aircraft.

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Civic Groups To Lawmakers: Don’t Come Home Without A Budget

Chicago civic groups are adding their voices to the ongoing calls for Illinois lawmakers to stay in Springfield until they pass a state budget.

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Former Officers Sue Cook County Sheriff

Some former Cook County correctional officers are suing the sheriff, alleging they were illegally fired.

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City Considers Options To Prevent Rodents From Eating Out Of Garbage Carts

The city of Chicago is looking into options to prevent rodents from eating through garbage cans.

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Security Expert Says Propaganda Videos Are Using Hollywood Narrative

An expert in international security says terrorism propaganda is changing, and it’ll take more than blocking websites to prevent it.

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Quigley: U.S. Needs To Be Careful With Information From Allies

Illinois Rep says if American allies don’t trust the U.S., they might not want to share sensitive information.

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Illinois Democrats Call For Special Prosecutor In Russia Investigation

Illinois Democrats are calling for a special prosecutor to continue investigating possible ties between the Trump administration and Russia.

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Officials Dedicate Street In Slain Teen’s Name

City officials dedicated a street today in honor of a teen killed by gun violence.

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More Community Involvement Could Prevent Retaliatory Violence

After a weekend shooting at a prayer vigil, one community leader says more community involvement could be the answer to prevent retaliatory violence.

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In Cook County, New Opioid Variety Has Killed More Than 40

A new kind of fentanyl is responsible for killing more than 40 people in Cook County so far this year.

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Chicago Officials Warn Of Risks Of GOP Health Plan

Chicago health officials say quality of health care could be at risk if the GOP health plan becomes law.

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Nursing Home Workers Avoid Strike

Nursing home workers avoided a strike today after coming to a tentative bargaining agreement.

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