Greg Suskin

Greg Suskin joined Channel 9 Eyewitness News as a reporter in the Rock Hill, South Carolina Bureau on February 24, 2000. He came to Channel 9 from WYFF-TV in Greenville, South Carolina where he was a reporter for four years. His experience also includes two years at WAAY-TV in Huntsville, Alabama and two years at WCFT-TV in Tuscaloosa.

A graduate of Auburn University with a BA in Journalism, Greg has been recognized with numerous awards for his work. He was named 1997 South Carolina "Journalist of the Year" by the Radio-Television News Directors Association of the Carolinas.

In 1998, he received the Pete Ivey Award for Education Coverage presented by the College News Association of the Carolinas and in 1999 he won an Associated Press first place award for environmental coverage.

In his free time, Greg has a telescope trained on the stars. He lists astronomy, hiking, and watching movies as his favorite hobbies. Greg is married and has three children.

Latest from Greg Suskin

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 20:  A Grey-Headed Flying Fox flies through the air at the Royal Botanic Gardens March 20, 2008 in Sydney, Australia. Flying Foxes, or fruit bats, have taken up permanent roosts in the Botanic Gardens, causing major damage to heritage trees in the park. The Royal Botanic Gardens has begun a program to deter the flying foxes from roosting, as there are now some 11,000 bats roosting in the park. Deterents include noise to disturb sleep patterns, plastic bags attached to branches of trees, strobe lights, odours, and the playing of taped distress calls.  (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

DHEC: 4 people exposed to rabid bat getting treatment

South Carolina health officials sent an alert Wednesday about four people exposed to a rabid bat. The Department of Health and Environmental Control can't tell Channel 9 who was exposed to rabies, what neighborhood it happened in or how it happened due to privacy laws. However, all four people are ...

Children discover active sewage spill behind their homes

Janoah Graham, 12, and his friends were looking for worms in a creek in their Rock Hill neighborhood Tuesday afternoon when they came across what looked like a fountain.   "It was leaking out everywhere and the top was falling off," Graham said.   The boys discovered a broken sewer ...

New DNA crime lab promises faster results

Cases involving burglary, sexual assault and even murder are already under review at a new DNA crime lab in York County.   The lab was three years in the making and its two analysts are working full time helping law enforcement solve cases.   One of the biggest assets of ...

Sneak peek inside Premium Outlets ahead of grand opening

Channel 9 reporter Greg Suskin got an exclusive look Thursday inside the Charlotte Premium Outlets one week before the grand opening. Suskin talked to a local landscaper who said this is the biggest project she has ever worked on. Cathy Harvey said she is racing to get the job done ...

Couple charged with breaking into York County homes

Couple charged with breaking into York County homes

A woman and her boyfriend were charged with stealing thousands of dollars worth of guns, electronics and jewelry from their neighbors.   Danielle Delucchi, 19, and Dustin Mullinax, 22, face charges in at least five break-ins in York County.   Sheriff's deputies believe the crime spree began in early May ...

Lightning strike throws firefighter into a wall

An off-duty firefighter was thrown across a room in his home when lightning struck his house Monday. The victim's family does not want his name released. Scott Boyd was worried when he was dispatched to an emergency call for a house fire, and realized who lived at the house. Boyd ...

Mother charged with 3rd DUI, 2-year-old riding on her lap

Carol Ann Goforth, 46, was still in jail late Monday, following her arrest Thursday afternoon.   York County Sheriff's deputies said they charged Goforth after a deputy stopped her on Stroupe Road on suspicion of drunken driving, and found her 2-year-old son on her lap in the car.   Kelia ...

Neighbors contact Channel 9 about delayed repairs to closed bridge

Channel 9 began asking questions after neighbors in York County called and were concerned that a bridge on Burris Roadnear their home was still shut down.   "It's disturbing that it's taken this long," said Caroline Burke who lives on North Burris road near Sharon.   A two-lane bridge there ...

Rock Hill father sent to prison for the death of infant daughter

Last summer, Samuel White was a hero.   Eyewitness News talked to him about how he urged his pregnant girlfriend Mandi Coley to jump from the second floor of their Rock Hill apartment during a massive fire.     She jumped and he caught her along with help from police.    ...

75-year-old woman seriously hurt, pinned under truck

Robert Smith was on Highway 9 in Lancaster County on Wednesday morning when he witnessed a horrific sight.  He saw a car slam into the back of a flatbed truck, and go right under it.  The crash happened near the Dixie Food Mart at Heyward Hough Road.   "It just ...

 
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