Suzanne Balaban was Vice President, Director of Publicity for Scribner, a division of Simon & Schuster Publishers Inc. and Associate Director of Publicity for William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Inc. While at Scribner, she worked with Stephen King, Frank McCourt, Annie Proulx, Temple Grandin, Howell Raines, Jeannette Walls, Carole Radziwill and Dr. Mark Hyman. At William Morrow/HarperCollins Publishers, she worked with Juan Williams, Gail Collins, Neil Stephenson and Michael Deaver among others.
Television credits include series producer/director and features editor for the Discovery Channel/TLC, the BBC and Channel 4 Television. From 1991 to 1997 Suzanne was a director, producer and journalist with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in London, and in 1998 became Director of Community Development at VCIX where she helped launch early online communities.
Suzanne holds undergraduate and masters degrees from Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge University and a Diploma in Broadcast Journalism from the City University in London. She is a graduate of the BBC Television News & Current Affairs Trainee Scheme and winner of the Lord Hartwell Prize for Journalism. As Features Editor of the Big Breakfast, Channel 4, UK, she was part of the team awarded the 1996 TRIC Award.