Suzanne Campbell

Food writing as change agent

Author, journalist, and broadcaster Suzanne Campbell writes on food and farming issues for the Irish Times,?Irish Independent?as well as reporting for RTÉ radio and television. Suzanne is a former series producer of RTE’s farming television series?Ear To The Ground. She has won two Irish Guild of Agricultural Journalists awards and was awarded International Farming Journalist of the Year (Broadcast) in 2015. 

She has written for the Wall Street Journal, World Wildlife Fund magazine and reported for BBC’s?The Food Programme. She is the co-author of the critically acclaimed book?Basket Case – What’s Happening to Ireland’s Food??published in 2009?which assesses Ireland’s relationship with food and farming, and wrote the subsequent RTE documentary.? 

In 2021 she founded the Irish Food Writing Awards with Paul O’Connor to reward excellence in journalism, podcasts,?photography and online content on Irish food. Her reporting can be heard currently on the RTE Radio 1 programmes Countrywide and Drivetime.