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.

Latest Stories

  • Pacific Rim trade bloc meets in Tokyo, prepping for growth
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    Pacific Rim trade bloc meets in Tokyo, prepping for growth

    TOKYO (AP) - Representatives from a Pacific Rim trade bloc geared up to roll out and expand the market-opening initiative as they met Saturday in Tokyo, reaffirming their commitment to open and free trade and inviting new membership.

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  • CT WFO NEW YORK CITY Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

    CT WFO NEW YORK CITY Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

    WFO NEW YORK CITY Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Saturday, January 19, 2019 _____ WINTER STORM WATCH URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service New York NY 350 AM EST Sat Jan 19 2019 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY... * WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch expected.

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  • 'Don't cry': Serena overwhelms, consoles Australian Open foe
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    'Don't cry': Serena overwhelms, consoles Australian Open foe

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - It was all a bit overwhelming for the latest opponent who could do nothing to slow Serena Williams at the Australian Open. So Dayana Yastremska, an 18-year-old from Ukraine, found herself wiping away tears as she walked to the net. Williams knows what it's like to be the one weeping after a loss, so she put her right hand on Yastremska's shoulder and consoled her by saying, "You're so young. You did amazing. Don't cry."

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  • MA Albany NY Zone Forecast

    MA Albany NY Zone Forecast

    MA Albany NY Zone Forecast for Friday, January 18, 2019 _____ 431 FPUS51 KALY 190837 ZFPALY Zone Forecast Product for Eastern New York and Western New England National Weather Service Albany NY 337 AM EST Sat Jan 19 2019 MAZ025-192115- Southern Berkshire- Including the cities of Great Barrington, Lee, Lenox, and Housatonic 337 AM EST Sat Jan 19 2019 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 PM

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  • Indonesia cleric to be freed despite holding to radicalism

    Indonesia cleric to be freed despite holding to radicalism

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - An Islamic cleric who was the ideological leader of the Bali bombers and other Indonesian militants is being released early from a 15-year prison sentence after the country's president relented on a condition that he renounce radical beliefs, lawyers confirmed Saturday.

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  • French yellow vest protests planned despite Macron outreach

    French yellow vest protests planned despite Macron outreach

    PARIS (AP) - Yellow vest protesters are planning rallies in several French cities despite a national debate launched this week by President Emmanuel Macron aimed at assuaging their anger. A prominent and provocative protester is promoting a march Saturday starting at the Invalides monument in Paris, home to Napoleon's tomb, to honor hundreds injured since the movement kicked off Nov. 17. Ten people have been killed in protest-related traffic accidents.

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  • Today in History

    Today in History

    Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2019. There are 346 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 19, 1955, a presidential news conference was filmed for television and newsreels for the first time, with the permission of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. On this date: In 1807, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia. In 1809, author, poet and critic Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston.

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  • Today in Entertainment History

    Today in Entertainment History

    On Jan. 19, 1974, a nine-mile traffic jam kept fans from attending performances by Bob Dylan and The Band in Miami. Many ticketholders didn't get in until the show was half over, prompting a few demonstrations. In 1976, promoter Bill Sargent offered The Beatles at least $30 million to reunite for a concert in the U.S. Sargent estimated that the reunion show could gross up to $300 million. They refused.

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  • AP-Scorecard

    AP-Scorecard

    AP-Scorecard Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events: --- NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Final Boston 122 Memphis 116 Final Detroit 98 Miami 93 Final…

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  • Idaho teen vaping on the decline but still big nationally

    Idaho teen vaping on the decline but still big nationally

    NAMPA, Idaho (AP) - Though education surveys show vaping use is down among Idaho high school students, health officials are concerned about vaping's rising popularity among teens nationwide. The Idaho Press reports according to the 2017 Idaho Youth Risk Behavior Survey, conducted by the Idaho Department of Education, 41 percent of high school students claim to have used vaporized nicotine in their lifetime, while 28 percent claimed to have smoked a cigarette.

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  • RI Current Conditions

    RI Current Conditions

    RI Current Conditions as of 03:00 AM EST Saturday, January 19, 2019 _____ City/Town;Weather Condition;Temp (F);Wind Direction;Wind Speed (MPH);Humidity (%) Newport;Mostly clear;33;NW;9;63% Pawtucket;Mostly clear;27;WNW;5;80% Providence;Mostly clear;28;WNW;5;80% Westerly;Mostly cloudy;32;Calm;0;92% _____ Copyright 2019 AccuWeather

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  • MA Current Conditions

    MA Current Conditions

    MA Current Conditions as of 03:00 AM EST Saturday, January 19, 2019 _____ City/Town;Weather Condition;Temp (F);Wind Direction;Wind Speed (MPH);Humidity (%) Bedford;Clear;29;Calm;0;58% Beverly;Clear;30;Calm;0;63% Boston;Mostly clear;29;NW;8;60% Cape Cod;Mostly cloudy;34;W;3;75% Chatham;Cloudy;31;Calm;1;95% Chicopee;Mostly cloudy;29;Calm;0;68% East Milton;Mostly clear;26;NNW;9;87% Fitchburg;Mostly clear;24;Calm;0;77%

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  • Florida studying suicide prevention barriers for bridge
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    Florida studying suicide prevention barriers for bridge

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The text from Rob Rivard's stepson came at 5:23 one Sunday morning in November. A 20-year-old student at Pasco-Hernando State College, Chris Machesney was excited about launching a modeling career. Rivard and his wife hadn't seen signs that Machesney was unhappy, but when Rivard read the text that morning, he knew it was meant to be a final goodbye.

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  • Roger Who? Federer can't get past Australian Open security

    Roger Who? Federer can't get past Australian Open security

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Maybe Roger Federer isn't as famous as we thought. Turns out that even he must carry his tournament ID to get where he's try to go at the Australian Open. Rules are rules, after all. So what if Federer is a six-time champion at Melbourne Park ... the owner of 20 Grand Slam titles in all ... a man who's spent more weeks ranked No. 1 than any other ... and one of the most recognizable athletes on the planet?

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  • The Latest: Cricket star Kohli meets Federer at Aussie Open

    The Latest: Cricket star Kohli meets Federer at Aussie Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - The Latest on Saturday at the Australian Open (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Virat Kohli made a quick transition from cricket to tennis to meet with Roger Federer and watch Novak Djokovic in action at the Australian Open. Kohli was at Melbourne Park on Saturday, a day after leading India to another series victory against Australia at the nearby Melbourne Cricket Ground.

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