Susan is an award-winning producer of arts and history programming. Her documentary Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You’ll Have the Sky, about the best-selling author, pioneering aviator, and wife of Charles Lindbergh, aired nationally on PBS in 2018 and won a Mid-Atlantic Emmy for Writing. In 2021, she premiered Kea’s Ark, the story of Kea Tawana, a housing activist, transgender pioneer, and self-taught artist who built a 3-story Ark in Newark in the 1980s. Kea’s Ark will be distributed nationally by APT in 2022. Her other national documentaries include Ben Shahn: Passion for Justice, Toshiko Takaezu: Portrait of an Artist, Michael Graves: The Warehouse, and New Glass for Wheaton.
As a principal at PCK Media, Susan 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.
Susan has her master’s 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 15 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.