Assistant Managing Editor, Washington, D.C., METRO; NC/RTP
Journal, Associate Editor,
Susyn Schweers, an
award-winning editor, reporter and photographer, is associate editor with Washington
Business Journal. She assigns and edits stories for the news department. She formerly was
small business editor with the Business Journal, assigning and editing trend/analysis
stories for Small Business Strategies, a weekly section designed to give entrepreneurs
tips and insight on the local business climate. Before joining Washington Business Journal
in May 1998, she spent three years as associate editor and senior reporter with Johnson
County Business Times, a weekly business magazine in the Kansas City market. She started
her career as a general assignment reporter/photographer at a weekly paper in Cameron, Mo.
(population 5,000, including the prisoners). She graduated from University of Missouri's
School of Journalism in 1993, and has covered topics ranging from real estate to sports
business to hospitality. She grew up in Syracuse, NY.