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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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Report: Chicago's African-American Men More Likely To Be Unemployed, Undereducated

A new report from Congressman Danny Davis shows black men are more likely to be unemployed and undereducated than other groups in Chicago.

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New Citizens Take Oath At City Hall

On Monday 25 people from 15 countries became U.S. citizens in a ceremony at Chicago City Hall.

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Four Accused In Facebook Live Torture Case Plead Not Guilty

Four young black people accused of torturing a white, mentally disabled teen on Facebook Live are pleading not guilty to hate crime charges.

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Chicago’s Only Black-Owned Bank Sees Increase in Business

Illinois Service Federal Bank in Bronzeville has gotten new customers since the city’s only other black-owned bank was shut down.

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Some Travel Plans In Flux In Response To Executive Order

Married couple Rick Silbert, a U.S. citizen, and Sam Khoshini, an Iranian with a green card, are unsure what to do with their travel plans.

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Madigan Joins Lawsuit Challenging Trump's Travel Ban

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan wants to halt President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration.

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Syrian Refugee Families Scheduled To Arrive In Chicago

Two Syrian refugee families are scheduled to arrive in Chicago after a federal court blocked President Trump’s travel ban.

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Syrian Family Weighs Options After Executive Order

A family that had planned to settle in Chicago this week is now wading through some difficult choices.

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Consulate: Mexicans Also Held For Hours At O’Hare

The Consulate of Mexico has confirmed travelers from Mexico are also being held at the airport.

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Sheriffs Concerned About Trumps Executive Order On Immigration

Law enforcement agencies around the country are concerned about President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration.

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Chicago Reduces Emissions; Uncertain Of Federal Support

The city of Chicago says it's reduced carbon emissions by 7 percent in a five-year span.

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Juvenile Detention Residents Suggest Ways To Prevent Violence

Lots of people are talking about how to prevent violence in Chicago. But today, officials asked a new group to join the discussion.

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Organizers Of Women's March On Chicago Expect Thousands Saturday

The roughly two-mile march in Chicago starts near Jackson Blvd. and Lake Shore Drive at 10 A.M. on Saturday morning.

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Dash-Cam Video: Northwestern Student Arrested For Stealing Own Car

The man filed a civil rights lawsuit. Evanston police said the use of force was justified, but the department is making a procedure change.

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Cook County Officials Encourage Obamacare Enrollment

Doctor Jay Shannon with Cook County said even if legislative action is taken, it would take some time to dismantle the ACA.

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Cook County Hopes To Expand Composting Program

Cook County officials say they want to expand a composting program to divert more food scraps away from landfills.

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Report: Cook County Exceeds Emission Reduction Goals

A new report shows Cook County has reduced greenhouse gases from county buildings by 22 percent over the past five years.

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Bail Denied In Hate Crime Attack Broadcast On Facebook

The judge asked four people accused of a hate crime "where was your sense of decency?"

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CHA Must Build Public Housing On North Side

The Chicago Housing Authority has reached a court settlement with a group pushing for public housing units on the city’s North Side.

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Investigation Into Ald. Cochran Started With A Now Disbanded City Office

An investigation into Alderman Willie Cochran began with Chicago’s former legislative inspector general.

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