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Suzanne Potter

Producer, Arkansas News Service

Suzanne Potter is a journalist with 30 years of experience as a reporter for TV, radio and print news. She spent 15 years as a local TV news reporter in Palm Springs, CA and Providence, RI. She earned a B.A. in Mass Communications from UC Berkeley and spent a year at the Sorbonne in Paris. She lives in Palm Desert, CA, is married with four children and is a longtime leader with the Boy Scouts of America.

Honors and Awards: RTNDF/RIAS Berlin German-American Journalist exchange program participant, 1998 National Press Foundation Fellowship on Health Care reporting attendee, Washington D.C. New Economy Coalition Fellow, 2018

Professional Memberships: Farmworkers, low-income communities, women, consumers

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, French

Topic Expertise: Consumer finance, environment, education, public policy, healthcare, rural, agriculture

Local Expertise: California, Nevada, Arizona, Wyoming, Montana, Michigan, Idaho, Washington, Missouri, Florida, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut

Demographic Expertise: Farmworkers, low-income communities, women, consumers

  • Little Rock, AR – Consumer Reports is asking Americans to upload their internet bills so researchers can figure out why the cost, reliability and speed varies greatly between rural and urban areas. Comments from Amira Dhalla, associate director of community engagement and operations, Consumer Reports; and Whitney Kimball Coe, director of national programs and rural assembly, Center for Rural Strategies.