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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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Police Find Missing Toddler’s Death Suspicious

A toddler who was reported missing was found dead in her Joliet home early Thursday.

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Nursing Home Workers Plan To Strike

Nursing home workers plan to go on strike in early May if they don’t get better wages.

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City Council Committee Considers Uptick In Hate Crimes

The Chicago Police Department told a city council committee there’s been an uptick in hate crimes.

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Chicago Youth Talk Violence Prevention

Chicago youth gathered to talk about how to prevent violence in the city.

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Evanston’s Only Black Librarian Faces Possible Disciplinary Action

Some Evanston residents are speaking out against a disciplinary review of the township’s only black librarian.

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Photos: C2E2 Cosplayers Descend Upon Chicago

WBEZ’s Susie An stopped by the convention at McCormick Place and talked to some cosplayers about the enduring allure of comic conventions.

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City Aims To Help Homeless Families Doubled Up With Others

A new report counted more homeless people in Chicago than what the city counted earlier this year.

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EPA Chief Visits Lead-contaminated East Chicago Site

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt visited the site amid rumors that the regional Chicago EPA office may be closed.

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DCFS Defends Itself Against Claims It Targets Trans Kids

Advocates say the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is unfairly treating families with trans children.

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Man Alleges Wrongful Conviction Because Of Corrupt Cop

A man who claims he’s imprisoned on false gun charges may have a chance at getting the conviction thrown out.

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High Court May Re-examine Civil Rights Act After LGBT Ruling

A federal court in Chicago says employers can't discriminate against LGBT workers, a decision that conflicts with four decades of other federal appellate court rulings nationwide.

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Rauner Continues To Herald Himself A Springfield Outsider

As more Democrats announce they’re running for Illinois governor, incumbent Republican Bruce Rauner continues to herald himself a Springfield outsider.

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Superintendent Johnson Meets With Attorney General Sessions

The Chicago Police Department says a meeting between Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Attorney General Jeff Sessions was productive.

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Foxx Says Reforms Needed At CPD, Consent Decree Or Not

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx says a federal consent decree is the best way to reform the Chicago Police Department.

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Chicago's Police Recruits Rarely Flunk Out

Chicago police recruits rarely flunk out of the academy, according to a new investigation by the Chicago Tribune.

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Legal Help Could Come Faster For Those Arrested In Chicago

Cook County’s chief judge signed an order Tuesday that will allow people held in police stations easier access to an attorney.

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City Ramps Up Efforts On Bike Safety

The City of Chicago is ramping up efforts to stop drivers from parking in bike lanes.

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Legal Battle To Oust A Harvey Alderman Is Delayed

A legal battle to oust a city council member in south suburban Harvey hit a delay in court today.

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A Family Meeting On Deportations

Fearing the worst, an undocumented couple creates a plan for their kids, who are U.S. citizens, and considers staging a mock deportation.

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Fear Heightened Among Immigrant Workers In Chicago Area

New immigration policies from the Trump administration have some workers in Chicago’s immigrant communities on edge.

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