Anna Sussman is the Senior Producer and Managing Editor of NPR's Snap Judgment, a weekly narrative radio program airing on over 300 stations nationwide. She is also the Advanced Radio lecturer at the University of California at Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism.
Anna earned two masters degrees from the University of California at Berkeley in journalism and human rights and founded Backpackjournalist.org with her husband. They reported stories from 21 countries on everything from the U.S. military debacles to man-eating crocodiles. She has covered armed conflict and peace efforts from Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Rwanda, Sri Lanka and Uganda. She had writen and produced for The San Francisco Chronicle, The Seattle Times, The Christian Science Monitor, CNN, PRI, NPR, APM, Current TV and public radio stations nationwide.