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Suzi P
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Little Rock, AR
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Suzi is an award-winning investigative journalist and author, focusing extensively on politics, education, health and wellness, Southern culture, music and hard news.

Suzi has published hundreds of articles and essays in newspapers, magazines, and websites including The Economist, The Daily Beast, The Christian Science Monitor and The Washington Post.

Her stories have also appeared in The Dallas Morning News (where she served as Arkansas’ correspondent until 2004), US News and World Report, The New York Times Magazine, The New Statesman, The Washington Post's She The People blog, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, The San Francisco Chronicle, Memphis Commercial Appeal, Memphis magazine, Salon, Alternet, The Washingtonian, Penthouse, Politics Daily, Grist, Town & Country and several other regional, national and international publications.

She is the author of the cult classic non-fiction book Sex in the South: Unbuckling the Bible Belt as well as “1000 Best Bartender's Recipes.”

In 2015, Suzi self-published her first novel, Echo Ellis, about a reporter who thrives on danger while on the hunt for her next big story.

In 2016, she delved into erotica with the Violet Clementine series about a young woman living in the repressive South and her erotic journey into pleasure and darkness. In January 2017, she published Trumping And Drinking: 100 Cocktails For Donald Trump's First 100 Days was published in January.

Suzi graduated from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro with a bachelors degree in journalism. She received an masters of arts in journalism at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. She began her journalism career as a freshman in college at Arkansas State University at Beebe when she was selected to be the college newspaper editor – the youngest college newspaper editor in the state at the time.

Her journalism has focused heavily on national politics and hard news especially all things Bill and Hillary Clinton She has covered numerous presidential campaigns including George W. Bush, Al Gore, Wesley Clark, John McCain, Mike Huckabee and more recently Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. She has covered Bill Clinton more times than she can remember (and in every type of weather).

In 1999, Suzi won a Society of Professional Journalists Award (California chapter) for her Salon.com investigative story about tainted Arkansas prison plasma, Bill Clinton and its connection to dying Canadians.

She has also covered plane crashes, crime scenes and disasters and everything in between from psychic fairs to going undercover to a bondage club.

Since November 2017, Suzi has written and edited health and wellness stories for a major medical company in Little Rock She also contributes to a website for people on the road to college.
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Specialties

Assets: Articles, blogs, ebooks, essays, content management, white papers, copywriting, magazine production, pet biographies, writing workshops

Interests

Topics: Politics, sex, education, culture (music, the South, food), hard news, medical/ health and wellness, investigative journalism and research

Education

Arkansas State Univerity -- Beebe

Suzi graduated with an associate’s degree in liberal arts.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Suzi received her master of arts degree in journalism from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where she also worked as a graduate assistant and later taught magazine writing classes after graduation.

Arkansas State University

Suzi graduated with bachelor of science degree in journalism, emphasis in news writing; minor in English.

Politics

2,000 Projects Completed

Suzi has covered politics since she was in high school in the 1980s. She has written hundreds of stories about national politics, especially Bill and Hillary Clinton, since she began her freelance career in 1997. She also has covered numerous presidential campaigns including George W. Bush, Al Gore, Wesley Clark, John McCain, Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump, Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. In 2008-12, she wrote extensively about Sarah Palin. Suzi has covered Bill Clinton more times than she can remember. In 1999, Suzi won a Society of Professional Journalists Award (California chapter) for her Salon.com investigative story about tainted Arkansas prison plasma, Bill Clinton and its connection to dying Canadians. More recently, she uncovered the Clintons' early ties to Jeffery Epstein much earlier than Bill Clinton admitted. That story appeared in The Daily Beast.

Medical

306 Projects Completed

Since 2017, Suzi has written and edited copy about medical benefits and health and wellness for a major medical company based in Little Rock, Arkansas. She has extensive experience in medical copywriting on a wide range of topics (hypertension, diabetes, cancer, mental health). She has also researched pandemics and is available to write on the current coronavirus (COVID-19). She can also help business with coronavirus messaging and crisis communication plans.

Education

300 Projects Completed

Suzi currently writes about college finances for a website. She previously was Take Part's education writer from 2012 until 2014. She wrote education features and covered myriad topics including financial aid, education policy, school safety. She also has covered education for

Women

300 Projects Completed

Suzi has written extensively about women's issues and has been a contributor to Politics Daily's Woman Up blog, The Washington Post's She The People and The Broad Side including many personal essays.

Blog Post

1,042 Projects Completed

Suzi has written hundreds of bylined and anonymous blog posts for national publications and large and small companies. Topics range from health and wellness, politics, culture, medicine, education, food and beverage, sex, and disaster relief.

Newsletter Content

100 Projects Completed

Suzi has written newsletter content for a major medical company in Little Rock, Ark., since 2017. She is the editor and writer for four newsletters for the company.

Book

5 Projects Completed

Suzi is the author of the cult-classic "Sex in the South: Unbuckling The Bible Belt", which was published in 2003 by Justin Charles & Co. She spent several years researching and writing this non-fiction book about the secret sex lives of Southerners. Prior to the publication of this book, Suzi published essays about the topic.

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