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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.

Recent Articles
  • UPDATE: I-84 Reopened After Deadly Crash

    UPDATE MONDAY 10:30 a.m. — The 12-year-old boy critically injured in the wreck has died, according to state police. MILFORD — State police say a man is dead and his wife and a child were injured in a massive collision. Following the chain reaction crash in Pike County, Interstate 84 was closed in both directions and drivers were left stranded for hours. That deadly wreck happened around 10 a.m. Sunday near Milford and set off a chain reaction. State police […]

  • Protesters Rally Against Community’s Plan to Kill Deer

    SALEM TOWNSHIP — Tempers flared outside the main gate of the Hideout along Route 590 in Wayne County during a protest over the gated community’s proposal to hire someone to shoot and kill deer inside the development. Protesters held signs with slogans like “Save the Deer” and “We Will Be Heard.” They are upset at the prospect of having 300 deer killed. A recent USDA study estimated there are around 600 deer in the Hideout. The protesters said seeing the […]

  • Jim Thorpe Gift Shop Must Move Out

    JIM THORPE — Beth Beers grew up in the aisles of Everything Nice. Her mother Judy opened the gift shop on Susquehanna Street back in 1984. Now, Beers is preparing to leave the space that has been like a second home. Her mother died from breast cancer in December and last week her landlord told her the shop must move out by March 10. “We were shocked. We were floored, just shocked,” said Beers. Everything Nice sits on the ground […]

  • Wintry Mess in Susquehanna County

    FOREST CITY — The snow started early Monday morning in Susquehanna County and there was still more in the evening. In Forest City there are a lot of hills, and as night fell almost all of them were slippery and wet. “It’s pretty slick, sliding everywhere. You step on the brakes, you can’t really stop. It is pretty rough out there,” said Pat Barney of Forest City. While it may have been the perfect night for staying in, the PennDOT […]

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    Dream Home Decimated by Fire

    UPDATE MONDAY — Investigators said there is too much damage to determine what caused the fire. BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP — Firefighters had to deal with icy temperatures and ice underfoot as they battled a fire at a home on a hill above Bear Creek Boulevard in Luzerne County Saturday afternoon. Crews from about a dozen departments had to deal with fire and ice as flames swept through a home on Old Roue 115 around noon. Relatives say the McGraw family was […]

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    Luzerne County Home Hit By Fire

    JENKINS TOWNSHIP — Firefighters were called out to a fire at a house in Luzerne County Monday afternoon. It started around 3 p.m. at the home on Westminster Road. Fire officials said two people were home and one was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Fire crews are looking for some pets that may have been in the home. There is no word on the cause.

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    Fire Guts Home, Kills Pets

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — You could see the devastation on Debbie Decker’s face as she watched the fire gut her home. Family members say Decker and her husband A.J. were at church in Honesdale when flames broke out at their home on Glendale Road in Pittston Township around 11 a.m. Sunday. The enormous clouds of smoke could be seen for miles. Firefighters from Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties couldn`t stop the destruction. “Anything else can be replaced, but I want my dogs,” […]

  • Budget Halted in Hazleton

    HAZLETON — Last year Hazleton’s mayor and council ended up in court, unable to strike a compromise on the budget. Some council members say they are headed in that direction again after a meeting that left a lot of people confused about what happens next. Citing a scheduling technicality, Hazleton city council voted Tuesday night to table a measure that could have put a 2015 budget in place. The council now plans to meet sometime on Friday, to vote on […]


    UPDATE: Shooting in Luzerne County Called Homicide

    UPDATE: The Luzerne County coroner has ruled Dukus’ death a homicide, saying she died from a gunshot wound to the head. PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP — Police were called to Pavlick Road near Hunlock Creek in Luzerne County Saturday morning after someone was shot and killed in a home. Police identified the victim as Rachel Dukus, 57, but so far, police have not shared a possible motive or made an arrest. As the snow blanketed Pavlick Road, the questions piled up as well. […]

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    UPDATE: Accused Cop Killer Eric Frein In Court

    MILFORD — Accused cop killer Eric Frein was in court Monday for a hearing and the widow of the officer he allegedly murdered was also in the courtroom. A district judge forwarded all charges against Frein to trial. The ruling came after hours of testimony, and the victim’s families, friends, and fellow troopers listened to it all. It’s the first time we’ve seen Eric Frein since he was brought into court with a banged up face on Halloween. On Monday, […]

  • Residents Return Home After Fire

    SUNBURY — A fire on Saturday forced the evacuation of more than 100 residents, many who used wheelchairs or had other physical limitations. The fire also claimed the life of a man whose determination and positive attitude will be missed. The cleanup continued Sunday at Scott Tower on Market Street in Sunbury following that fire that killed 32-year-old Hernan Feliciano, sent a maintenance worker to the hospital, and forced the evacuation of more than 100 residents, including senior citizens and […]

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    Accused Sex Predator Caught on Camera During Sting

    DUNMORE —  Authorities say when Brandon Turner arrived in the parking lot of a drugstore in Dunmore Friday evening, he was expecting to meet a 14-year-old girl. Instead, he was arrested by local police and special agents from the state. Investigators say Turner, 27, had placed an ad online looking for a high school student to have sex with. That attracted the attention of agents from the child sex predators section of the state Attorney General’s office. Pennsylvania Attorney General […]


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