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Susie An

Susie An


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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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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Man Convicted Of Fatal Arson, Released From Prison

A man sentenced to life in prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit has been released.

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Residents Frustrated By Unsolved Murders

Some residents in Chicago’s Lawndale neighborhood say they’re frustrated that many homicides in their area go unsolved.

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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.


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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