Theo Peck-Suzuki

Theo Peck-Suzuki covers childhood poverty in southeast Ohio for WOUB Public Media, a PBS and NPR affiliate based in Athens, Ohio. A recent graduate with a master’s degree in journalism from Ohio University, Peck-Suzuki interned with WOUB as a multimedia reporter. Previously, he worked to advance sustainable community development in Appalachian Ohio with the nonprofit Rural Action, and studied cultural anthropology at Brown University and The University of Chicago. His desire to write about people in a way that would be meaningful to those outside the academic world is what led him to become a journalist. In his free time, he writes creatively and plays guitar.

WOUB Public Media

WOUB Public Media is a NPR and PBS affiliate licensed to Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. WOUB serves 55 counties throughout Appalachian southeastern Ohio, western West Virginia and eastern Kentucky with its broadcast signals. By developing partnerships to expand news coverage, thinking outside the box and deepening the conversation, WOUB is providing diverse content to listeners and viewers across the region.