Susan Hegger

Politics and Issues Editor

Susan Hegger comes to St. Louis Public Radio and the Beacon as the politics and issues editor, a position she has held at the Beacon since it started in 2008.

Previously, she was at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for 20 years. During that time, she was an editorial writer; the arts and entertainment editor; and finally the assistant managing editor for features overseeing the paper's entertainment, lifestyle and features sections. She also did stints as restaurant food critic and Washington reporter.

Susan started her journalism career at The Riverfront Times, where she eventually became the editor.
Susan graduated from Ursuline Academy and Washington University (in anthropology). Her passion is travel, and she is always planning her next adventure. Closer to home, she is also a dedicated runner, who can be found most days on the path in Forest Park.

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Week In Review
12:52 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

The Rundown: Teachable Moments In Aftermath Of Ferguson

Vincent Flewellen leads a lesson on Ferguson during his eighth-grade multicultural studies course at Ladue Middle School.
Tim Lloyd | St. Louis Public Radio

We know that you listen to us on air and check our website for news and information about our region. We hope that you look at our website every day, but we know that's not always possible. So, once a week, on Friday, we will highlight some of the website's top stories of the week.

Life lessons

A Teachable Moment: ‘Adults, We Have Such A Hard Time Having These Conversations’

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Week In Review
12:30 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

The Rundown: Ferguson Protests Ripple Through Law, Music And Labor

Ferguson police officer is confronted by two protesters.
Stephanie Lecci | St. Louis Public Radio

We know that you listen to us on air and check our website for news and information about our region. We hope that you look at our website every day, but we know that's not always possible. So, once a week, on Friday, we will highlight some of the website's top stories of the week.

Ripples from Ferguson

Civil Rights Advocates Renew Push To End Racial Profiling

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Week In Review
1:26 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

The Rundown: McCulloch, Stenger Continue To Be Focus Of Ferguson Discontent

Steve Stenger and Bob McCulloch at the kickoff of Stenger's campaign to win the Democratic nomination for county executive.
Bill Greenblatt | UPI

We know that you listen to us on air and check our website for news and information about our region. We hope that you look at our website every day, but we know that's not always possible. So, once a week, on Friday, we will highlight some of the website's top stories of the week. The news from and about Ferguson continues to dominate our local coverage.

Ripples from Ferguson

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Week In Review
11:33 am
Fri September 26, 2014

The Rundown: Police, Courts And Racial Disparities

Police lined the sidewalk in front of the Justice Center in Clayton.
Nancy Fowler | St. Louis Public Radio

We know that you listen to us on air and check our website for news and information about our region. We hope that you look at our website every day, but we know that's not always possible. So, once a week, on Friday, we will highlight some of the website's top stories of the week.

Ferguson and beyond

After Two Police Shootings, Questions Emerge About Use Of Force

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Week In Review
12:18 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

The Rundown: Voters, Elected Officials Have Responsibility To Ferguson

Deborah D. Ahmed was in Ferguson to try to register people to vote.
Willis Ryder Arnold | St. Louis Public Radio

We know that you listen to us on air and check our website for news and information about our region. We hope that you look at our website every day, but we know that's not always possible. So, once a week, on Friday, we will highlight some of the website's top stories of the week.

The way forward in Ferguson

Events In Ferguson Spur Political Action, Search For New Voters

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Week In Review
11:44 am
Fri September 12, 2014

The Rundown: How Does Region Move Forward After Ferguson?

Charlie Marion of O'Fallon, Mo.
Linda Lockhart | St. Louis Public Radio

We know that you listen to us on air and check our website for news and information about our region. We hope that you look at our website every day, but we know that's not always possible. So, once a week, on Friday, we will highlight some of the website's top stories of the week.

Now what? How does our region respond to Ferguson?

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Week In Review
2:38 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

The Rundown: While Struggling With Shooting, Ferguson Looks To Solutions

Eric Holder
Credit Jim Howard | St. Louis Public Radio

We know that you listen to us on air and check our website for news and information about our region. We hope that you look at our website every day, but we know that's not always possible. So, once a week, on Friday, we will highlight some of the website's top stories of the week. With Ferguson continuing to dominate the news, this edition of the Rundown looks at the stories that get behind the daily headlines.

In Ferguson

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Week In Review
3:43 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

The Rundown: Behind The Headlines In Ferguson

Chris McDaniel | St. Louis Public Radio

We know that you listen to us on air and check our website for news and information about our region. We hope that you look at our website every day, but we know that's not always possible. So, once a week, on Friday, we will highlight some of the website's top stories of the week. With Ferguson continuing to dominate the news, this edition of the Rundown looks at our coverage this week that strived to tell the stories behind the daily headlines.

Being there

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Week In Review
2:08 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

The Rundown: Shooting Death In Ferguson Puts Community In National Spotlight

David Broome, UPI

We know that you listen to us on air and check our website for news and information about our region. We hope that you look at our website every day, but we know that's not always possible. So, once a week, on Friday, we will highlight some of the website's top stories of the week.

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Week In Review
10:49 am
Fri August 8, 2014

The Rundown: Past Heritage, Future Choices

Credit Image by Brent Jones | St. Louis Public Radio

We know that you listen to us on air and check our website for news and information about our region. We hope that you look at our website every day, but we know that's not always possible. So, once a week, on Friday, we will highlight some of the website's top stories of the week.

Looking ahead

Stenger, Stream Highlight Same Issues As Each Campaigns For Change

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