Preview PBS Age of Nature – Episode 1


Our awareness of Nature is growing. As we discover its role in our modern world and realize its true value, action is being taken to protect and restore it. This story is told by inspiring contributors who reveal the awakening of a new era. Check out episode one of the PBS program, Age of Nature called “Awakening” Wednesday, October 14th at 10pm ET on WFSU Public Media.

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WFSU Public Media is holding a special online discussion and screening of segments for the second episode of Age of Nature on Tuesday, October 20th. You can register or just learn more about it on the WFSU Ecology Blog.

Photo of the Apalachicola River from the bluffs above it. Covered by graphic saying The Age of Nature online discussion takes place on October 20th at 7pm ET.  Website to learn more is

Also, tune in to WFSU-FM 88.9 during the week of October 12th for our News department’s local Age of Nature stories on Morning Edition.

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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.