Suzanne Higgins is an Executive Producer for WVPB, headquartered at WSWP-TV in Beckley.
Her recent projects have included the completion of the sixth documentary in the Inspiring West Virginians radio series, two companion Inspiring West Virginians television programs, and a web series on WV Learning Media targeted to middle school students.
Suzanne also recently wrote, co-produced and narrated Jay: A Rockefeller's Journey. This 2-hour documentary focuses on the life and half-century career of John D. Rockefeller, IV, and will be distributed through NETA to PBS stations in 2016.
With the launch of the West Virginia Channel, she's working with independent producers and filmmakers throughout the state, building production partnerships and broadening program offerings.
Her past projects have included producing and hosting live television studio programs, documentaries, multiple radio series, and contributing reports to the network's ongoing news and public affairs programs.
Suzanne is the recipient of the national Pew Charitable Trust’s Batten Award for Excellence in Civic Journalism, the Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting, an Emmy Award, several West Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters Association awards, and the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Virginias’ Associated Press Broadcasters Association.