Susie Murph

susie-murphSusie Murph earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees in Psychology from Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

After working for several years for non-profit organizations such as the American Red Cross, Susie became a stay-at home mother, but she also became intrigued with the newly created podcast medium. Susie worked with other podcasters to learn how to manage the tech and software, and successfully hosted her own podcast on parenting for 6 years while also continuing to coordinate events and volunteers for various school and community organizations. In 2009, Susie joined the steering committee for the Parsec Awards for excellence in podcasting, and works with hundreds of podcasters yearly in coordination of the awards program.

Susie became acquainted with Dr. Pamela Gay and Fraser Cain through their Astronomy Cast podcast’s participation in the Parsec Awards. Fraser recruited Susie to coordinate production and social media for Universe Today and its video hangouts. Susie managed the three-time Parsec Award winning “Guide to Space” video/podcast series for 3 years before Pamela recruited Susie to CosmoQuest.

Susie serves as one of the team’s Communications Specialists, coordinating social media and blog posts for CosmoQuest and Astronomy Cast. She also produces the Weekly Space Hangout and Astronomy Cast video series.