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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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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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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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