ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTOR
Susan Flanagan is a freelance journalist (BJ, King’s College, NS – 1991) and mother of five in St. John’s, NL. Besides Newfoundland Quarterly, her written works have appeared in National Geographic (maps), Canadian Geographic, The Hockey News, Doctors’ Review, Atlantic Progress, Atlantic Business, Saltscapes, Noia News, Labrador Life, SOAR, Mariner Magazine, among others. Susan contributed a bi-weekly column (48 Degrees) to The Newfoundland Herald from 2002 until 2004 and then a weekly column (The Kids are Alright) to The Telegram, St. John’s daily newspaper, from 2011-2015.
Susan has also contributed to CBC Radio (St. John’s), The Point, Out Front, Radio Noon and Definitely Not The Opera (DNTO) and has worked for both NTV and CBC TV in Halifax and St. John’s as reporter, producer and researcher.