Missions in the Marsh, Theatre, & the Future (Episode 905)

A woman standing in front of a statue of a man

In this episode we explore the local historical acting troupe: Theatre with a Mission. Plus, we go into the Marsh at night searching for a specific type of creature called “Firebirds”. Look at efforts to help high school students find their future careers. We also have a musical performance by local group “Soul Candy.”

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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.