Susan Bradford
Investigative Journalist and Author
The Ultimate Washington Outsider


A Washington, DC-based investigative reporter and author, Susan Bradford holds a BA in English from UC Irvine and an MA in International Relations from the University of Essex. She spent her junior year abroad studying at the University of St. Andrews. 

Aas an undergraduate, she interned for CBS-TV's national bureau in Los Angeles, hosted and executive producer "Witness the News" cable television news show, edited the New University, and served as editor-in-chief of Gandalf's Gazette. As a postgraduate, she founded and edited the European Review, which became the departmental publication for the Centre for European Studies at Essex University. As Editor, she covered the Britain in the World conference, an anti-NATo debate in the Russian state Duma, and the Council of Madrid summit which launched the euro. In addition to soliciting and editing manuscripts from leading heads of state and academics, she interviewed such luminaries as Baron Robert Rothschild on the vision for the European Union. Susan was also publications coordinator for the European Movement's London Strategy Group, senior research fellow for the Atlantic Council of the UK, Essex representative to the NATO Universities Advisory Committee.

A versatile communicator, Susan was speech writer for UK Shadow Foreign Secretary Michael Howard and Korean Ambassador Sung Chul Yang. She also worked as intern for CBS-TV national news in Los Angeels, news writer for KNX (CBS) radio news, production assistant for the PBS Red Car Film Project, reporter for City News Service, freelance producer for the Fox News Channel, and Assignments Editor for the Voice of America.

Susan's articles have appeared in Organizational Trends, the Washington Times, UN Vision, and the European Review. Her blog has been reposted on, The Ron Paul presidential site, The Center for Responsive Politics, The Sonoran Alliance, Smart Girl Politics, Original Pechanga,, TurningPointUSAQ,, and elsewhere. She has appeared on the BBC and on numerous radio programs and hosts Beyond the Beltway for the USA Talk Radio Network.

Her biography is maintained in Marquis' Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America, and Who's Who Among American Women.