Susanna Black is an award-winning reporter who joined the Channel 9 news team in September 2019.
Prior to joining WSOC, Susanna was a reporter and fill-in anchor at CBS17 in Raleigh. Her journalism career started in 2015 at WECT in Wilmington, where she was a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor.
Over the years, Susanna’s led several investigations and covered everything from Presidential visits to hurricanes. In 2019, Susanna was one of the first reporters on the ground of the natural gas explosion in Durham.
In 2016, she was named the Radio and Television Digital News Association of the Carolina’s Best Multimedia Journalist. Her work has been recognized by the North Carolina Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Broadcast Education Association.
She also won second place in the renowned Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program.
Susanna is a proud graduate of the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Susanna serves on the Advisory Council for the presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and is actively involved in the Cabarrus County chapter of Distinguished Young Women.
Have a story idea? Want to say hi? Email Susanna at Susanna.Black@wsoc-tv.com or find her on Facebook and Twitter.
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