Sue Ann Rybak is an award-winning journalist. She has published articles in various print and internet publications: NewsWorks.org, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Chestnut Hill Local, The Mount Airy Independent, Germantown Chronicle, Mount Airy Times Express, Germantown Courier, Westside Weekly, University City News, Temple News, germanavenueparents.com. and montgomerynews.com. Currently she is the Associate Editor at The Chestnut Hill Local, an award-winning paper.

Sue Ann has been recognized by Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association for her series on “Adults with autism” and her article, “Lost Boy of Sudan speaks for unheard children.” Sue Ann loves her job because she learns something new every day and is able to share that information with others. She is passionate about the human condition in her community.

As a multimedia journalist, she believes it is her job to submerge the reader in the story while educating the public about important issues that affect people’s everyday lives. Sue Ann is a “jack-of-all trades.” She is comfortable taking photos, shooting video and writing. She is not afraid to change with technology. Sue Ann understands that today’s citizens want to be active participants in the stories that impact their community.

Sue Ann lives in Philadelphia. She graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Community College of Philadelphia and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Temple University.

“Every day, I am humbled by other people’s stories of struggle, pain, joy and sheer determination,” Sue Ann said. “As a journalist, I get to share in their joy, sadness, anger, frustration and fight. It is always a honor to have the privilege of telling their stories.”