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

  • Storms dump record rain in Oklahoma and cause death in Texas

    Storms dump record rain in Oklahoma and cause death in Texas

    DALLAS (AP) - A storm system has dumped record amounts of rain in parts of Oklahoma and caused flooding in Texas, including in the Dallas area, where floodwaters swept a man from a bridge to his death. Arlington Fire Department Lt. Mike Joiner says the body of the 24-year-old man who was swept into a creek near the University of Texas' local campus Friday night was recovered early Saturday. His name hasn't been released.

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  • The AP Top 25 Fared

    The AP Top 25 Fared

    No. 1 Alabama (3-0) vs. No. 22 Texas A&M. Next: vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday. No. 2 Georgia (3-0) at Missouri. Next: vs. Tennessee, Saturday. No. 3 Clemson (3-0) at Georgia Tech. Next: vs. Syracuse, Saturday. No. 4 Ohio State (3-0) vs. Tulane. Next: at No. 10 Penn State, Saturday. No. 5 Oklahoma (3-0) vs. Army. Next: vs. Baylor, Saturday. No. 6 LSU (3-0) vs. Louisiana Tech. Next: vs. Mississippi, Saturday.

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  • Travel still dangerous in flooded areas of North Carolina
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    Travel still dangerous in flooded areas of North Carolina

    BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) - Travel remained dangerous Saturday in southeastern North Carolina, where the governor warned of "treacherous" floodwaters more than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall, and urged residents to stay alert for flood warnings and evacuation orders.

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  • AP-MN--Minnesota News Digest 2 pm, MN

    AP-MN--Minnesota News Digest 2 pm, MN

    Here's a look at AP's general news coverage in Minnesota. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or dglass@ap.org. Jim Nord is on the desk. This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

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  • MA Marine Warning and Forecast

    MA Marine Warning and Forecast

    MA Marine Warnings and Forecast for Saturday, September 22, 2018 _____ SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 257 PM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED... The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has cancelled the Small Craft Advisory. Northwest winds around 15 kt gusting to 20 kt early this evening

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  • The Latest: Kavanaugh accuser to tell her side to Senate
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    The Latest: Kavanaugh accuser to tell her side to Senate

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman accusing him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Lawyers for the woman who's accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a sexual assault decades ago when they were teenagers say they've accepted the Senate Judiciary Committee's request for her to tell her story.

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  • Death toll 209 as survivor found in capsized Tanzania ferry
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    Death toll 209 as survivor found in capsized Tanzania ferry

    The survivor, an engineer, was found near the engine of the overturned vessel, Mwanza regional commissioner John Mongella told reporters.

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  • NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump

    NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump

    WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant where an old coal ash dump had been covered over by Florence's floodwaters. Forecasters predicted the water will continue to rise Saturday at the L.V. Sutton Power Station. Duke Energy spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said the utility doesn't believe the breach poses a significant threat of increased flooding to nearby communities.

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  • BC-AP News Digest 2:50 pm

    BC-AP News Digest 2:50 pm

    Eds: Adds UNITED NATIONS-GENERAL ASSEMBLY-THE WORLD GATHERS. Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP's coverage, visit Coverage Plan at https://newsroom.ap.org ----------------- NEW/DEVELOPING ----------------- BRITAIN-SKY - British regulator says Comcast has won an auction to formally bid for broadcaster Sky, offering $38.6 billion. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

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  • Braves' Foltynewicz gives up 1st hit in 7th vs Phillies

    Braves' Foltynewicz gives up 1st hit in 7th vs Phillies

    ATLANTA (AP) - Mike Foltynewicz of the Atlanta Braves has lost his no-hit bid in the seventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies. Odubel Herrera led off the seventh by lining a clean single up the middle Saturday at SunTrust Park. The Braves lead 4-0, and can clinch their first division title in five years with a win.

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  • The Latest: Video shows rescued Tanzania ferry survivor

    The Latest: Video shows rescued Tanzania ferry survivor

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - The Latest on capsized Tanzanian ferry (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Video footage of the survivor found in a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the deadly disaster shows him carried quickly along a busy street by health workers and military personnel as a siren wails. Officials and state media say the man was an engineer who shut himself into the engine room as the badly overloaded ferry tipped over on the final stretch before reaching shore.

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  • Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser 'accept' Senate panel request to tell her story, ask to continue talks

    Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser 'accept' Senate panel request to tell her story, ask to continue talks

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser 'accept' Senate panel request to tell her story, ask to continue talks on terms Saturday.

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  • Tribal members settle abuse cases against Mormon church
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    Tribal members settle abuse cases against Mormon church

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - A lawyer says four Native Americans who claimed they were sexually abused while enrolled in a now-defunct Mormon church foster program decades ago have filed paperwork to dismiss their cases after reaching financial settlements. Craig Vernon, an attorney who represented the tribal members, says the terms are confidential and include no admission of wrongdoing.

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  • BC-IL--Illinois News Digest 1:30 pm, IL

    BC-IL--Illinois News Digest 1:30 pm, IL

    Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Illinois at 1:30 p.m. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Chicago bureau at 312-781-0500 or chifax@ap.org. Tom Davies is on the desk.

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  • The Latest: Official: Campaign office raided in bribery case

    The Latest: Official: Campaign office raided in bribery case

    MALE, Maldives (AP) - The Latest on the Maldives' presidential election (all times local): 11:10 p.m. An opposition party spokesman in the Maldives says police obtained a warrant to search the main campaign office of the party's presidential candidate based on police intelligence that the office was being used to coordinate vote-buying.

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