Susan Hirasuna

Susan Hirasuna


Susan Hirasuna is a proud hometown girl. She was born in Encino, raised in Simi Valley and graduated from the University of Southern California. For more than two decades, she anchored the weekend news and reported for FOX 11. Susan’s work has been recognized by the Los Angeles Emmy awards, the Golden Mikes and New England Emmy awards. In 2012, she traveled to Japan on a fellowship to report on recovery and rebuilding efforts, a year after the great quake and tsunami. As an anchor, she’s handled extended coverage of the Route 91 shooting in Las Vegas, the death of Princess Diana and too many wildfires and police pursuits to count. Susan is a longtime member of the Asian American Journalists Association and served on the LA board for years. Currently, she is still active with the chapter as an advisory board member.

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Bringing baseball back to Manzanar

In 1942, the U.S. government forced 120,000 people of Japanese descent out of their homes and businesses and into incarceration camps - Manzanar was one of them.