Susie obtained a postgraduate diploma in Broadcast Journalism from the London College Of Printing.
subsequent broadcast credits include: production assistant at BBC Radio Surrey in 1991; reporter, BBC Radio Suffolk; returned to BBC Radio Surrey as a news producer/editor and drivetime presenter; assistant producer, BBC political programmes in London, from 1994 (including 'Westminster Live', 'Westminster Daily', 'The Midnight Hour').
During the next few years, Susie reported for BBC local radio on national politics and also took up the position of political correspondent for BBC 'Look East'.
In 1997, Susie
became one of the regular presenters on BBC