When National Geographic wanted to tell the story of Detroit’s fragile comeback, its editor called Susan Ager, a Detroit native who spent 25 years of her career writing, editing and coaching for the Detroit Free Press. Click here to read that piece. Click the WRITING tab above for other work from her long career.

Susan knows the power of words and how to deliver them for impact. As a journalist she knows how to tell a story, describe a scene and evoke response, in readers or listeners. Click here to see examples of what she can achieve at a podium.

Susan has helped hundreds of reporters and editors to improve their skills and techniques to break through challenges like writer’s block. She has coached full-time at the Detroit Free Press, at dozens of news organizations around the country and at workshops for two journalism institutes.  More>