metropolitan managing editor
Susan Areson, metropolitan managing editor, has worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Maine for 33 years. She joined The Providence Journal in 1986 and currently oversees public policy and breaking news coverage. Areson has served as city editor, Sunday editor, assistant managing editor and West Bay regional editor. She is a graduate of Colby College in Waterville, Maine, and lives in Hope Valley.