Susan Swain

Inside Biography


The American journalist and author Susan Swain, 62, is co-president and chief executive officer of C-SPAN, the cable industry’s public affairs network. Since December 2006 Susan held this position and shares accountability for all day-to-day operations of the public affairs cable network. She has 4,793 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library.

Early Life and Education

Susan Swain was born on December 23, 1954, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Susan belongs to American nationality and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, she is a White American. She has done her schooling from her birth place Philadelphia.

In her final years of college, Susan avoided cla s ses to work at the local CBS base. She eventually made her way to Washington and began working with C-SPAN in the year 1982. She received a B.A. in communications from the University of Scranton and worked for the University as an administrator.

Professional Career

Susan Swain has also been an on-air interviewer for C-SPAN for more than twenty-five years. She is a frequent moderator for Washington Journal, C-SPAN’s morning call-in/interview program. Swain also took interview of hundreds of policy experts, members of Congress, and journalists and several presidents as well.

Susan then began working for C-SPAN as a producer when C-SPAN programmed just one channel on a part-time basis. She has spent much of her career at C-SPAN. Furthermore, she is active in journalism and in the cable industry. She was an establishing board part of the Cable Television Public Affairs Association.

Personal Life

Apart from working as a co-president and chief executive officer of C-SPAN, Susan Swain is usually busy with her personal life in detail. Swain has very successfully maintained her personal life and has managed to keep it secret and away from the limelight and her stardom.

Susan has been active in social networking sites for quite some years now. From her social media posts, we can see that Susan has a good sense of humor. Swain loves to read non-fiction books like RICHARD NIXON, The Life, JOHN A. FARRELL.

Other than that, Susan Swain is best friend with Rob Kennedy who is an American politician and lawyer from Ma s sachusetts. Both of them worked together at C-Span for 20 years.

Net Worth and Salary

Susan Swain is one among the 200 highest paid staffers in C-SPAN. As a co-president of C-SPAN, Susan has earned an $802,015 annually in 2011. She must have maintained her financial status and her net worth is more than $5 million.

by Bchrome, 02 Aug, 2017

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