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

Youth baseball league takes action after shots fired on field

The Dixie Youth Baseball League has hosted games at Wylie Park in Lancaster since the 1950s. That's long before the neighborhoods around the park began to decay and long before there was any fear of violent crime spilling over into the action on the field.   That changed this week ...

Kids run for cover after shots fired at youth baseball practice

Hundreds of children, parents and coaches were in the middle of baseball practice Wednesday afternoon, when shots rang out at Wylie Park in Lancaster. Ken McKenzie walked outside his home on Central Avenue, and saw people running, and falling down. "I saw a couple of the baseball parents and the ...

EXCLUSIVE: Agents bust Rock Hill massage parlor for prostitution

Drug agents raided a Rock Hill massage parlor on Thursday afternoon. Officials said the massage parlor was a front for prostitution.  Reporter Greg Suskin broke the story and was there at the massage parlor Thursday. Agents said they found the massage parlor, Latin Hands on Cherry Road, on the website ...

Deputies: 8th grader suspended after confessing to writing hit list

UPDATE at 1:40 p.m. Thursday: Deputies have identified the student behind the possible hit list at a Lincoln County school. Officials said a 15-year-old 8th grade student confessed to writing the note and has been suspended from West Lincoln Middle School. Officials said a second list with 18 names was found ...

SC Legislature honors Rock Hill's Friendship 9 for civil rights protests

South Carolina lawmakers rose to their feet, looked up into the gallery balcony above their heads and applauded. For members of the Friendship 9, it was a moment they never could imagine living to see.   “It was totally amazing,” Willie “Dub” Massey said. “I had no expectation that we ...

District defends replacing deputies with private security at schools

Deshonia Cauthen has four daughters in Chester County Public Schools.  She was not happy to hear about the school district's change to campus security for next fall.   "It leaves you a little uneasy," Cauthen said. "If we have officers in the schools, they have this power, they have this ...

School resource officers to be replaced by private firm

There's major controversy over sudden changes made to safety at Chester County schools. The School Board decided to remove deputies that serve as school resource officers and hire a private company. Reporter Greg Suskin spoke to the sheriff about why he believes this was an unsafe move. Sheriff Alex Underwood ...

Federal agents raid Indian Land home in suspected drug-smuggling ring

About a dozen government SUVs showed up at a house in an Indian Land community Thursday, April 16, officials said. Neighbors in the Carolina Reserve community said they were scared when they saw the cars arrive. "I thought someone was being held hostage," said one neighbor, who didn't want to ...

Lawyer: Teen accused of terror plot is no threat to anyone

As Channel 9 was first to report, a 16-year-old was sentenced to the Department of Juvenile Justice Tuesday for having a handgun at his home. However, an investigation by York police and the FBI led to what prosecutors called a terror plot. STORY: Prosecutor: York Co. teen wanted to join ...

Prosecutor: York Co. teen wanted to join ISIS, kill Americans

A 16-year-old sat in a family courtroom in Rock Hill with his head in his hands Tuesday.   He's charged with being a minor in possession of a .25-caliber pistol that York police officers found in his home in February.   However, when officers executed that search warrant they knew ...