Suzanne Spencer is a storyteller and anchor for WSBT 22 News. On a weekly basis, Suzanne explores meaningful issues in the community through special reports that air on WSBT 22 News at 6. Suzanne also anchors WSBT 22 News on FOX at 10 and WSBT 22 News at 11.
Each day, Suzanne is in pursuit of capturing moments and getting to the truth. Suzanne was there the moment police announced an arrest in an 8-year-old cold case murder of Jodi Parrack. She covered the aftermath of a shooting at the Berrien County Courthouse that left two officers dead, and how that prompted change for officers.
In a special report, Suzanne uncovered that female veterans in northern Indiana don’t have access to a gynecologic provider within close proximity. Her story prompted a response from state lawmakers. She was there the moment an indictment was unsealed for a local sheriff, revealing alleged bribery and intimidation charges.
And most recently, Suzanne’s report "Cost of Crime" revealed that the state of Michigan is spending more money determining competency for alleged criminals. She also isn’t afraid to ride a merry-go-round for a live shot or suit up in scuba gear!
Suzanne joined the WSBT team in June 2014 as a multimedia journalist where she shot, wrote, and edited all her work. She moved into a reporter role a year later, where she worked exclusively with the photography staff. Suzanne took on her new role with special projects and evening anchor in August 2016.
Prior to that, Suzanne interned at FOX59 in Indianapolis and CBS4 in Denver.
Suzanne graduated from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. Suzanne is a native Hoosier, she was born and grew up in Lafayette. In her free time, Suzanne enjoys spending time with her fiancé, running, cooking and sewing.
Story ideas? She would love to hear them!
Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.