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Susan Campbell

Susan Campbell

Susan Campbell is the Call 12 for Action and Target 12 consumer investigator for WPRI 12 and Fox Providence. She joined the Eyewitness News Team in December 2011 as a video journalist.

She has covered several high profile stories for the station, including the Aaron Hernandez murder trial and the capture of Boston Bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Her series of reports on the failed launch of Rhode Island’s $364 million benefits eligibility computer system prompted special legislative hearings and led to the resignations of several senior administrators.

Susan landed her first job in television news as a reporter and producer at WKTV in Utica, N.Y. Before making her move to the East Coast, Susan was also a health reporter and general assignment reporter at WFMJ in Youngstown, Ohio. There she was recognized by the Press Club of Cleveland and the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters Association for her breaking news coverage of an armed robbery on Christmas Eve and a gas main break that forced the evacuation of dozens of toddlers from a local daycare.

Susan graduated cum laude from Syracuse University with bachelor’s degrees in broadcast journalism, political science and Spanish. As part of her undergraduate studies, she spent a semester abroad in Madrid, Spain.

If you have a story idea or news tip, you can reach Susan at  scampbell@wpri.com.

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    Avalanche will start backup goalie Andrew Hammond in Game 5

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  • Study shows TV employment exceeding newspapers

    Study shows TV employment exceeding newspapers

    NEW YORK (AP) - For what is believed to be the first time, the number of journalists working in local television newsrooms exceeds that of people in newspaper offices. The Radio Television Digital News Association estimates the local TV news employment at 27,100 journalists this year, down 500 from 2017. While the American Society of News Editors has stopped keeping count of newspaper employment, consultant Ken Doctor estimates it at 25,000 or slightly below.

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  • Update on the latest business

    Update on the latest business

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  • MA Lottery

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  • The Latest: Southwest sought more time to inspect engines
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    The Latest: Southwest sought more time to inspect engines

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Southwest Airlines sought more time to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights and caused an engine breakup that left a passenger dead.

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  • RIDOT & Gov. Raimondo Kick Off Ambitious 2018 Construction Season
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  • CORRECTS: Southwest opposed recommendation to inspect fan blades like one that snapped in engine

    CORRECTS: Southwest opposed recommendation to inspect fan blades like one that snapped in engine

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  • Suspect in Vegas casino picnic shooting arrested in Texas

    Suspect in Vegas casino picnic shooting arrested in Texas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities say a casino dealer identified as the suspect in a deadly company picnic shooting on Sunday has been arrested in a small town in the Texas Panhandle. Las Vegas police said on Twitter Thursday that Anthony J. Wrobel was taken into custody "by Texas law enforcement" near Vega (VAY'-guh), Texas. That's a town off Interstate 40 in the Texas Panhandle between New Mexico and Amarillo.

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  • Pentagon: No civilian casualties in Syria strikes

    Pentagon: No civilian casualties in Syria strikes

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon says there have been no reports of civilian casualties from last week's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain. Spokeswoman Dana W. White said this is a testament to the accuracy of U.S. and allied weapons. She also disputed Russia's claim that a significant number of missiles were shot down.

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  • Maryland bill seeks transparency in online political ads

    Maryland bill seeks transparency in online political ads

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland is close to enacting a law that some experts say would set a new standard for how states deal with foreign interference in local elections and increase overall transparency in online political ads. It comes in the wake of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential race.

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  • It's (another) boy! Michigan family with 13 sons gets No. 14
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    It's (another) boy! Michigan family with 13 sons gets No. 14

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  • The Latest: Ginobili: Erin Popovich death has team 'hurting'

    The Latest: Ginobili: Erin Popovich death has team 'hurting'

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  • After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

    After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured a sobering fact: The U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.

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  • US easing rules on sales of armed drones, other weaponry

    US easing rules on sales of armed drones, other weaponry

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration moved Thursday to make it easier for U.S. defense contractors to sell armed drones and other conventional weapons to foreign governments.

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