Susan Hendricks (Born August 29th, 1973) used to be an anchor for HLN Now in America and substitute anchor for CNN based in CNN's world headquarters in Atlanta, but left HLN in January 2015. Hendricks also used to appear occasionally on CNN Pipeline, CNN.com’s on-demand broadband news service. She also filled-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 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 CNN.com.
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. Hendricks earned a bachelor's degree in mass communications from Arizona State University.
- Knights, Caroline. "An Interview with Susan Hendricks `91", Hun School of Princeton, December 6, 2010. Accessed March 6, 2011.
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