Susan J. Demas

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Occupation Journalist
Location Okemos, Michigan
Introduction Susan J. Demas is a 2006 Knight Foundation fellow in The Fourth Estate and the Third Sector program for nonprofits investigative journalism through Marshall University. She writes a syndicated political column reaching 3 million readers for RealClearPolitics, the Detroit News, Lansing State Journal and eight newspapers for Demas’ work has run in or on more than 60 national, international and regional media outlets including NBC News, Newsweek, Forbes, National Public Radio, The Atlantic, The Politico, Reuters, Bloomberg News, The Economist, Columbia Journalism Review, Guardian U.K., Chicago Sun-Times, Boston Herald, Seattle Times, Toronto Sun, WJR-AM in Detroit and Michigan Public Television's "Off the Record." Demas started her journalism career at The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette, the second-largest newspaper in Iowa, where she specialized in women’s issues and Middle East affairs and covered the 2004 Iowa Presidential caucuses. In 2004, Demas reported from the U.S. Army Base at Ft. Dix, N.J., on units training for the Iraq war.
Favorite Books King Lear, The Stranger, RFK: A Memoir, The Coming of the French Revolution, A Thousand Days, The Making of the President 1960, The Boys on the Bus, Profiles in Courage, Twelve Who Ruled, The Holocaust, The Razor's Edge, Ariel, A Religious Orgy in Tennessee, Hamlet, The Best and the Brightest, Close to the Knives, Crime and Punishment, The Razor's Edge, Team of Rivals, No Ordinary Time, Rough Magic, Mencken, Why We Can't Wait, Candid, The Prince, The Fall