Local Routes: Unique Mural, Museum & Flower (Episode 604)


In this episode, we learn more about the history behind a mural created decades ago. Plus, we learn more about a new virtual museum designed to education kids about the heritage of the Muscogee Nation of Florida. We explore the Wolf Creek area and the Trout Lilies about to bloom there. We also go hiking on the first “highway” of Florida which is now located at the Gulf Islands National Seashore

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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.