Susan is an award-winning producer of arts and history programming. As a principal at PCK Media, she is a co-series producer of State of the Arts, airing weekly on NJ PBS, WNET/Thirteen, and ALL ARTS. Prior to forming her own independent production company, she was a staff producer/director at NJN Public Television.
Recent projects include a short series with the New Jersey Historical Commission covering the history of voting in the state which aired during the election season. NJ Women Vote won the 2021 New York Emmy for Short Form Historical/Cultural Programming, and continues to be used in schools. Susan’s documentary Kea’s Ark, about a housing activist and self-taught artist/engineer who built a 3-story Ark in the 1980s, won a 2021 Mid-Atlantic Emmy for Arts Programming. Kea’s Ark is distributed nationally by APT and PBSdigital.
Susan’s national PBS documentary Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You’ll Have the Sky, about the best-selling author, pioneering aviator, and wife of Charles Lindbergh, was narrated by Judith Light. It aired nationally on PBS in 2018, and won a Mid-Atlantic Emmy for Writing. Her other national documentaries include Ben Shahn: Passion for Justice, Toshiko Takaezu: Portrait of an Artist, Michael Graves: The Warehouse, Crossroads: The Story of a Theatre, and New Glass for Wheaton.
Susan has her MA from the University of Pennsylvania Annenberg School of Communication and a BA from New College of Florida, where she majored in Social Theory. She also studied photography and art history at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her awards include 17 New York and Mid-Atlantic regional Emmys, four CINE Golden Eagles, two NETA Awards, a Worldfest Houston Gold Special Jury Award, and a Pennsylvania State Council on the Arts Fellowship.