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Susanna B. McBee

Susanna B. McBee, American freelance journalist. Recipient Penney-Missouri magazine award, 1969, Hall of Fame award, Society Professional Journalists, 1996, Sigma Delta Chi Public Service award, 1969, Hearst Eagle award, 1994. Board directors Washington Press Club Foundation, 1992-1995. Member National Press Club, Cosmos Club.

Background

  • McBee, Susanna B. was born on March 28, 1935 in Santa Fe. Daughter of Jess Stephen and Sybil Elizabeth (Barnes) McBee.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Southern California, 1956. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1962.

    Career

    • Staff writer Washington Post, 1957-1965, 73-74, 77-79, assistant national editor, 1974-1977. Assistant secretary public affairs Department of Health, 1979. Articles editor Washingtonian magazine, 1980-1981.

      Associate editor United States News & World Report, 1981-1986. News editor Washington Bureau, Hearst Newspapers, 1987-1989, assistant bureau chief, 1990—2003, retired, 2003. Washington correspondent Life magazine, 1965—1969.

      Washington editor McCall's magazine, 1970—1972.

    Membership

    Board directors Washington Press Club Foundation, 1992-1995. Member National Press Club, Cosmos Club.
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    Born March 28, 1935
    • 1956
      University Southern California
    • 1962
      University Chicago
    • 1965 - 1969
      Washington correspondent Life magazine
    • 1970 - 1972
      Washington editor McCall's magazine
    • 1979
      assistant, secretary public affairs Department of Health
    • 1980 - 1981
      articles editor Washingtonian magazine
    • 1981 - 1986
      associate, editor United States News & World Report
    • 1987 - 1989
      news editor Washington Bureau
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