Advance Screening – Tell Them We Are Rising


WFSU and Florida A & M University invite you to a free advance screening of the brand new documentary, Tell them We Are Rising. This film examines the history of Black Colleges and Universities. Join us Friday, January 26th at 7 PM in Lee Hall Auditorium for the screening. Stay after the film for a discussion with director Stanley Nelson. Register for tickets:

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Suzanne Smith

Suzanne Smith is Executive Producer for Television at WFSU Public Media. She oversees the production of local programs at WFSU, is host of WFSU Local Routes, and a regular content contributor.

Suzanne’s love for PBS began early with programs like Sesame Street and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and continues to this day. She earned a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri with minors in political science and history. She also received a Master of Arts in Mass Communication from the University of Florida.

Suzanne spent many years working in commercial news as Producer and Executive Producer in cities throughout the country before coming to WFSU in 2003. She is a past chair of the National Educational Telecommunications Association’s Content Peer Learning Community and a member of Public Media Women in Leadership organization.

In her free time, Suzanne enjoys spending time with family, reading, watching television, and exploring our community.