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Journalist ( committee media)journalist

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

Education

AB, University of Southern California, 1956. Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1962. Staff writer Washington Post, 1957-1965,73-74, 77-79, assistant nat. editor, 1974-1977.

Assistant secretary for public affairs Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1979. Articles editor Washingtonian magazine, 1980-1981. Associate editor United States News & World Report, 1981-1986.

News editor Washington bureau of Hearst Newspapers, 1987-1989, assistant bureau chief, 1990^. Washington correspondent Life magazine, 1965-1969. Washington editor McCall's magazine, 1970-1972.

Board of directors.

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.

Connections

Married Paul H. Recer, July 2, 1983.

father:
Jess Stephen McBee

mother:
Sybil Elizabeth (Barnes) McBee

spouse:
Paul H. Recer