Susan Iger is an Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist with an extremely strong
background in writing, news production, reality series production and television
Currently, she is Executive in Charge of Production, at CUNY-TV where she shares
management and supervisory duties with Gail Yancosek. Together, they develop and
produce public affairs series and specials.
She began her career at WNEW-TV in New York City working as a writer, copy editor,
and finally, line producer for The Ten O’Clock News.
Moving on to WABC-TV, Eyewitness News, Ms. Iger rose through the ranks to become
the Executive Producer of Special Events where she was responsible for the total
coordination and planning of local news election coverage as well as coverage of
various news events. She was nominated for an Emmy award, as well as winning
awards from local governmental agencies.
At WNBC-TV, Ms. Iger created and produced many award winning series; among them,
Is God Punishing Us? and MTV and Kids, both of which won Emmys.
Relocating to Los Angeles, Ms. Iger worked as executive producer at KCBS-TV where
she developed an award winning daily environmental series that won an Emmy for a 5
part special entitled How Does Your Garden Grow?
Returning to New York, Ms. Iger shifted focus to reality and documentary production.
She ran her own company for many years, Iger/Reed Productions that produced Food
Network series, and also produced commercials.
She then joined Today Show Host Al Roker and ran Al Roker Productions. Here she
oversaw the production of multi-part half hour series for the Food Network; Discovery;
Court TV; Fine Living; A&E Biographies; TVOne; and annual specials for NBC,
“Reader’s Digest Word Power.”
Ms. Iger has also held free-lance executive positions at WNET-TV, Gelber Television
Inc., Entertainment Tonight, CNBC-TV. WCBS-TV, and The Women’s Media Center.