Susan Hirasuna Biography
Susan Hirasuna is an American news anchor, reporter, and foodie currently working at Fox 11 in Los Angeles, California as the weekend news anchor.
Susan Hirasuna Age
She was born as Susan Tinker Hirasuna on June 9, 1959, in Los Angeles, California in the United States of America. She is 62 years old as of 2021. She celebrates her birthday on June 9.
Susan Hirasuna Height
Hirasuna stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Susan Hirasuna Family
Hirasuna has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Hirasuna has any siblings.
Susan Hirasuna Husband
She is a married woman. She is married to David M. Corwin. The couple has a child. Hirasuna is very private about his personal life therefore there is no more information about her love life.
Susan Hirasuna Net Worth
Hirasuna has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.
Susan Hirasuna Salary
Hirasuna earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Susan Hirasuna Career
She accepted a job at KTTV, a Los Angeles-based Fox-owned network, in December 1995. Her most dramatic moments at the anchor desk include the death of Princess Diana, the wildfires in Northridge, and the train crash in Chatsworth in 2008. She initially started out as an anchor for the weekend. She has co-hosted the weekend edition of Studio 11 LA since 2011.
Hirasuna traveled to Japan on a fellowship in 2012, after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. She spent time afterward reporting tales of the resilience of the people and the strength of the natural disaster. She interviewed Archbishop Desmond Tutu in the same year. She confirmed that she had her favorite interview of all time. She revealed her interest in food on the network as well. She has a series called See Susan’s Secret, where the skills of renowned bartenders and celebrity chefs are illuminated.
The Los Angeles Emmy Awards, the Golden Mikes, and New England Emmy awards have acknowledged Susan’s work. In 2012, a year after the great quake and tsunami, she traveled to Japan on a fellowship to report on recovery and reconstruction efforts. She handled prolonged coverage of the Route 91 shooting in Las Vegas, Princess Diana’s death, and too many wildfires and police pursuits as an anchor to count. Susan is a lifetime member of the Association of Asian American Journalists and for years has served on the board of LA. Currently, as an advisory board member, she is still involved with the chapter.
Susan Hirasuna FOX 11
Hirasuna is currently working at FOX 11 where she works alongside other famous FOX 11 anchors and reporters including;
- Mary Yoon
- Marla Tellez
- Phil Shuman
- Maria Quiban
- Drew Pinsky
- Elex Michaelson
- Tony McEwing
- Bill Lamb
- Soumada Khan
- Liz Habib
- Rita Garcia
- Rick Dickert
- Laura Diaz
- Christine Devine
- Bob DeCastro
- Vanessa Borge
- Araksya Karapetyan
Susan Hirasuna Social Media Platforms
Hirasuna is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 19.7k followers on Twitter, over 27.7k followers on Instagram, and over 2.5k followers on Facebook.