Susan Hendricks

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Susan Hendricks (born August 29, 1973) is an anchor for HLN and substitute anchor for CNN based in CNN's world headquarters in Atlanta. Hendricks also used to appear occasionally on CNN Pipeline,’s on-demand broadband news service. She also fills in for Robin Meade on Morning Express with Robin Meade.

Hendricks decided to pursue a career in television journalism after hearing Walter Cronkite speak in one of her journalism courses at Arizona State University. She started her news career in Orange County, Ca. at Comcast Cable then headed to KESQ in Palm Springs where she was a field reporter. It was at KESQ that Susan was able to meet the source of her inspiration, and interviewed Walter Cronkite for a piece on KESQ.

After two years in the field she joined the NBC affiliate KMIR where she anchored a two-hour morning show.

After a few years with KMIR, Susan headed to Atlanta and joined CNN Headline News where she anchored the weekend and primetime news shows as well. She covered breaking stories. Susan also acted as an entertainment correspondent. While at CNN, Susan also anchored a CNN interactive news site on

Susan came to Los Angeles from Atlanta to as part of an interactive news channel on DIRECTV. However, her work schedule and limited public exposure encouraged her to return to Headline News in September 2005.

Hendricks started her journalism career at Comcast Cable in Los Angeles.

Hendricks is originally from New Brunswick, New Jersey and graduated in 1991 from the Hun School of Princeton in Princeton, New Jersey.[1] Hendricks earned a bachelor's degree in mass communications from Arizona State University.

She is currently living in Atlanta, and is married to former HLN and CNN sports anchor Joe Carter. The two also own a production company, Hencar Productions.


  1. ^ Knights, Caroline. "An Interview with Susan Hendricks `91", Hun School of Princeton, December 6, 2010. Accessed March 6, 2011.