Susannah Smith

Susannah Smith is a communications professional with a specialty in social marketing and qualitative research. She conducts public speaking and media training workshops on wildlife conservation as it applies to human behavior. Her research has taken her across Florida to interview exotic pet owners regarding human-wildlife interactions on television.

Susannah worked at Busch Gardens Tampa for eight years as media spokesperson, zoo educator, and presentation trainer. She represented Busch Entertainment Corporation on CNN, Good Morning America, CBS’ Early Show, Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventures, and others.

Susannah has a master’s degree in Mass Communications from University of South Florida and a bachelor’s degree in Cultural Anthropology from Tulane University. She was selected as an Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leader in 2005; serves as President on the Board of Directors for The Wildlands Network; and is a member of the Advisory Board for Wildlife Alliance. She is a Yoga Alliance certified yoga instructor.