Susanne Reber, Board Chair
Susanne Reber is an award winning investigative editor, executive producer and author. She is currently leading the podcast team at E. W. Scripps Washington Bureau.
Her work has garnered her three Peabody Awards, an Emmy Award and a DuPont Award, among many others, and was showcased in national and international film festivals. She is the co-founder of Reveal and the former executive editor of the Peabody Award-winning investigative radio program and podcast.
Prior to joining Scripps she held leadership roles at The Center for Investigative Reporting, including as director for digital media, responsible for all content in film, audio and digital. In 2013 she co-created Reveal to showcase investigative narrative stories, taking the show from idea to reality. The pilot episode won a Peabody Award.
Prior to joining CIR in 2012, Reber formed and led NPR’s first ever Investigations Unit, which was honored with multiple Peabody Awards, a Polk award, a Robert F. Kennedy Award and others during her tenure.
Prior to moving to the U.S., Reber spent 23 years at the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., where she held numerous editorial leadership roles, including deputy managing editor of National Radio News and executive producer of CBC’s Michener Award-winning Investigative Unit from 2003 to 2009.
Reber is the co-author of Starlight Tour: The Last, Lonely Night of Neil Stonechild (Random House). Starlight Tour was shortlisted for the 2006 Governor General’s Award in Non-Fiction. An updated edition will be released in January 2019.