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Suzanne is new to WNEP but not to this part of Pennsylvania. She lived in Monroe County when she worked for the Pocono Renaissance Fair, as well as Susquehanna County when she was an anchor at WICZ in Binghamton.

Suzanne had an unusual start to her broadcasting career. Her first full time TV job was as a shopping host. She pitched gems and everything else under the moon to insomniacs across America as a host on ShopNBC (then known as ValueVision.)

After a few years Suzanne ran out of synonyms for "sparkly" and got bit by the news bug.

Just in time to cover the millennium, Suzanne began her journalism career in the Twin Cities at Northwest Community Television's 12 News where she was an anchor and reporter.

She then crossed the Mississippi and headed to Wisconsin as morning anchor at WGBA in Green Bay.

Other stops included WVII in Maine and WLNY in New York.

In 2001 she received a Minnesota Emmy Award for a news special comparing the experiences of different generations of veterans.

She also served on the Society of Professional Journalists National Ethics Committee.

Suzanne's life was changed at the National Association of Broadcaster's 2006 conference in Las Vegas when she met Ethan Harp, a reporter from San Francisco.

The couple was married 2 years later, just hours before the start of the 2008 convention.

When she is not working, Suzanne loves cold weather (really!), travel, and trying new recipes. In 2012 she won third place in the Spiedie Fest cooking contest in Binghamton.

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    Open House at Geisinger-CMC in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Newswatch 16 got a chance to check out the new tower at Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton. Workers are putting the finishing touches on the two-year, nearly $100 million project at the hospital on Mulberry Street. The new tower features 18 state of the art intensive care units. A new main lobby was built, along with a gift shop, cafe, and a chapel. The new tower at Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton will go into service next Monday. […]

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    Time for New Signs Along the Interstates

    DUNMORE — PennDOT crews are taking down peeling signs and replacing them with new ones in the area where Interstates 81, 84 and 380 along with Route 6, the Casey Highway all intersect. The junction those highways can be confusing if you are not familiar with our area, and some shabby highway signs don’t help much. But now 11 peeling signs along the interstate are being replaced in the next few weeks. It is a sight you might expect to […]

  • Mother Thankful for Teen Stabbing Victim’s Recovery

    SCRANTON– It is a Mother’s Day hug Wendy Seymore feared she might never get again. Last month, her daughter Shellie, 17, was one of three people stabbed in a home in Wyoming County. Police arrested Shawn Conklin and charged him with attempted homicide. He is accused of stabbing his wife, brother-in-law and Shellie who says she barely knew Conklin and was visiting a friend. She said, “It was fast, I didn’t know what was going on,it was scary.” Shellie added […]

  • Residents Outraged After Day Care Worker Charged with Assault

    JERMYN — Jennifer Mecca had no words for the cameras as she was led in handcuffs into the police station Friday night. Investigators say surveillance video shows that on Monday she broke the leg of a child at the Millennium Day Care Center on Madison Avenue. Mecca allegedly placed Matthew Danylak, age 3, in “time out,” then after he reached for a toy car, grabbed his legs and pulled, causing the little boy to fall. The child was taken to […]

  • UPDATE: Double Stabbing Suspect Charged in Sunbury

    SUNBURY — A man is behind bars accused of a stabbing that left two men in critical condition in Sunbury. One of those victims is fighting for his life and police say at this point he may not survive. According to cops, it all went down around 2 a.m. on North Third Street in Sunbury. Detectives say Tyrone Lee got kicked out of a bar and later ended up stabbing two men. Now, Lee is locked up, charged with attempted […]

  • Frein Photo Stirs Controversy in Pike County DA Race

    DELAWARE TOWNSHIP — The Republican primary for Pike County district attorney is pretty competitive, but a campaign flyer for incumbent Ray Tonkin is really getting a lot of attention. The Dingmans Ferry Lions Club Fishing Derby attracts families from miles around trying to hook a winning trout. But Pike County district attorney candidate Kelly Gaughan is looking for a different prize: Republican votes for the upcoming primary. A mailer for incumbent D.A. Ray Tonkin featuring accused cop killer Eric Frein […]

  • Training Horses for Law Enforcement

    FELL TOWNSHIP — You may have seen them at the St. Patrick’s Parade in Scranton or at a concert on Montage Mountain. The Lackawanna County Mounted Unit gives deputies a powerful tool to deal with crowds. Officials say one horse has the same impact as 10 officers. Recently, the unit was on hand for Vice President Joe Biden’s visit on St. Patrick’s Day. Phineas is the alpha horse. Charlie’s the looker. Big blonde Alex is the easy going veteran. Early […]

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    Thousands of Turkeys Killed in Barn Fire

    MONROE TOWNSHIP — Thousands of turkeys were killed after a powerful fire broke out in a barn in Snyder County Saturday night. Now the fire-damaged operation must continue to care for the thousands of birds that remain while it gets back up and running. Fire officials say there were about 5,000 turkeys in that barn near Selinsgrove and around half of them were killed. But thanks to more than half a dozen fire companies and the wind blowing in the […]

  • UPDATE: Three Shot, One Dead in Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT — Police in Williamsport swarmed a bar early Saturday morning after reports of a shooting. Now, investigators say one victim is dead and two others are hurt. Just a short time ago, about two dozen friends and family members gathered at the scene on Fifth Avenue in Williamsport to remember the man who was killed in that shooting. His name is Yusef Wilson. Mourners released balloons into the sky and played the victim’s favorite songs. This incident comes just […]

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    Police Shooting Victim Has Luzerne County Roots

    WEST HAZLETON — Prosecutors in Dauphin County say Hummelstown Police Officer Lisa Mearkle was not justified in using deadly force when she shot and killed West Hazleton native David Kassick back in February after he tried to flee from a traffic stop. Detectives say at the time Kassick was using drugs and alcohol, but his family’s attorney, Chris Slusser of Hazle Township, says that doesn’t mean Kassick’s life didn’t have value. “He was very much loved by his family. He […]

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    Wastewater Worries in Shenandoah

    SHENANDOAH — The Department of Environmental Protection gave officials in Schuylkill County a list of 28 problems with the Shenandoah borough waste water treatment plant. The plant serves both the borough of Shenandoah and West Mahanoy Township and was built back in the 1970s. But the bigger problem may be: how can a community struggling to repair streets, parks, and blighted properties find money to fix the sewage system, too? People packed borough hall in Shenandoah Monday, ready to voice […]

  • Three Injured, One in Custody After Stabbing in Wyoming County

    TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP — State police say one person is in custody and three people were hurt after a stabbing late Saturday night in Wyoming County. It happened around 11:30 p.m. along Evergreen Drive in Tunkhannock Township near Route 92. Troopers said one person was flown and two others were taken to a hospital. Shawn Conklin, 39, of Tunkhannock is accused of the stabbing and is now locked up in the Wyoming County Prison, according to state police. Police and ambulances […]


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