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- Susan Wloszczyna, currently a senior editor at Gold Derby, spent much of her nearly 30 years at USA TODAY doing her dream job as a senior entertainment writer: Visiting the New Zealand film set of The Lord of the Rings, being a zombie extra in George Romero’s Land of the Dead and interviewing countless show biz figures ranging from icons (Vincent Price, Shirley Temple, Peter O’Toole), A-list stars (George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Sandra Bullock, Denzel Washington) and big-name filmmakers (Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Martin Scorsese, Jane Campion, Nancy Meyers, Spike Lee, Wes Anderson and Alexander Payne). Her positions at the newspaper included being a film reviewer for 12 years as well as the Life section copy desk chief. She has free-lanced for RogerEbert.com, AARP-The Magazine, The Washington Post, The Buffalo News, MPAA’s The Credits, and Indiewire. Besides BFCA, she is a member of the Alliance of Female Film Journalists and the Washington Area Film Critics Association.