Susan Kaplan’s public radio career began at WFCR, now New England Public Radio in western Massachusetts. Her 20-year tenure included hosting "All Things Considered," "Morning Edition", “The Short List” and working as a feature reporter. She also spent a year at WGBH Radio in Boston building and executing a new position as Night Editor.
Kaplan’s radio stories have aired nationally on NPR's "Morning Edition," "All Things Considered," "On the Media," "Only A Game," “Here and Now,” and on PRI's "The World" and "Marketplace." For six years Kaplan hosted "Watercooler," a weekly public affairs program on WGBY Public Television for Western New England. Kaplan has received numerous Associated Press Broadcaster's awards including first-place in 2014 for her feature titled “A Moment with World War II POWs”.
In 2010 Kaplan was a Dart Center Ochberg Fellow, which supported her reporting on women in the military. Since then, Kaplan has continued to report about veterans from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Recent Posts by Susan Kaplan
Reporting and Covid-19: Tips for JournalistsApril 16, 2020 by Susan Kaplan
Tips and tools to report safely and effectively during the coronavirus pandemic, updated regularly following Dart Center webinars.
Case Study: High-Impact Local ReportingSeptember 2, 2011 by Lisa Chedekel, Susan Kaplan, Kelly Kennedy, Jim MacMillan
Audio of a discussion of high-impact reporting featuring experienced reporters discussing stories from the Hartford Courant, the Military Times and WFCR - Amherst.
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