Deputy News Director Susan Sharon is an experienced newsroom leader, editor, producer and reporter who has worked in both television and radio. Her work has been nationally recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists, Public Radio News Directors, Inc. and by the Society of Environmental Journalists for outstanding coverage of breaking news, enterprise and beat reporting.
A former State House reporter, Susan has extensively covered politics and a wide range of other subjects including environmental policy, the opioid crisis, criminal justice and corrections and human interest stories. Her reporting has taken her to places as diverse as the Maine State Prison to the depths of an old-growth forest to remote islands off the Maine coast and to courtrooms, classrooms and beyond.
Susan is a graduate of the University of Montana School of Journalism. She's received additional training in management, newsroom leadership and editing from Central Maine Community College, Poynter and NPR.
Got a story idea? E-mail Susan: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also follow her on twitter @susansharon1