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Susan Bradford is a Christian journalist and writer who serves the public interest.

Having entered UC Irvine as an Honors Humanities student, Susan founded, hosted, and executive produced “Witness the News” in concert with UCI's Global Peace and Conflict Studies department, the Office of Protocol, and the Orange County World Affairs Council, where she interviewed professors and foreign dignitaries on current events. The show placed third in Women in Communications contest, cable-TV news interview category.

After interning at CBS-TV News in Los Angeles, Susan was inducted into the Hollywood Women's Press Club as the organization's first student member and served on the HWPC's Scholarship Foundation, Golden Apple Awards Committee, and the Board of Directors.

After graduation, Susan joined KNX (CBS) news radio as a weekend news writer and worked as reporter and police bureau chief for City News Service, covering the OJ Simpson bronco chase, among other stories emanating from Hollywood. Concurrently, she freelanced as a production assistant for the PBS Red Car Film Project, assisting with the research, interview, and filming of the chief federal attorney who prosecuted Standard Oil et al for their role in conspiring to derail the Red Car Rail System in California, which was prosecuted at the level of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Following her passion for international affairs, Susan pursued an MA in International Relations from the University of Essex, where she founded and edited the departmental journal for the university's Centre for European Studies and worked as Senior Research Fellow for the Atlantic Council of the UK. As Editor of the European Review, Susan covered the Council of Europe Summit which launched the euro, an anti-NATO debate in the Russian state Duma, and the Britain in the World conference in London.

As Essex representative on the NATO Universities Advisory Committee, Susan organized campus conferences for NATO leadership and co-founded, with Anthony Verrier, an International Peacekeeping department. She was also elected Liaison Officer for the European Society, a position that afforded her the opportunity to organize student trips to the European governing bodies and to accompany MEP Hugh Kerr on a listening tour to the European Parliament.

After graduating from Essex, Susan spent the summer working for UK Shadow Foreign Secretary Michael Howard writing speeches before relocating to Washington, DC, where she joined Fox News Channel as a freelance producer at the Assignments Desk. Afterward, she wrote speeches for Korean Ambassador Sung Chul Yang.

Susan was the lead investigative journalist on the Abramoff investigation, revealing how the federal corruption probe into the nation's most prodigious rainmaker was compromised by special interests which sought to seize his book of business and which stemmed from corruption deeply embedded within Indian Country. The results of her research are complied in Lynched! The Shocking Story of How the Political Establishment Manufactured a Scandal to Have Republican Superlobbyist Jack Abramoff Removed from Power.

Susan's articles have appeared in the European Review, Washington Times, UN Vision, the Capital Research Center's Organizational Trends, and elsewhere. Her professional biography is maintained in Marquis' Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America, and Who's Who Among American Women.

Susan has a number of books in the pipelines, both fiction and nonfiction. You can contact her at: susan@susanbradford.org.



 

 

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