Writes twice-weekly opinion columns for the Southern California News Group, eleven newspapers and their digital editions including the Los Angeles Daily News and the Orange County Register. Susan writes on national, state and local issues with a rare common-sense perspective. Her columns are loved by readers for their blend of deep research, clear thinking and a touch of humor. Susan speaks often to groups and organizations.

Susan’s bio

Susan Shelley is a columnist and a member of the editorial board of the Southern California News Group, eleven daily newspapers including the Orange County Register and the Los Angeles Daily News. Prior to becoming a twice-weekly columnist, she was a candidate for the California Assembly in the west San Fernando Valley, making a shockingly strong showing despite a significant disadvantage in voter registration.

Susan began her career in the television industry and was the Associate Producer of the game show, “Jeopardy!” before going on to be a full-time writer. Her most recent book, available in paperback, is a collection of columns on the 2016 election entitled, “How Trump Won.”