writes frequently for dramatic television series including NBC's
Emmy-winning Law & Order, Law and Order:
Special Victim's Unit and the former New York
Undercover. She is a freelance producer and on-air News
Consultant for NBC and MSNBC, and has recently appeared on the
Today Show with Katie Couric, Fox News, the CBS Early
Show with Hannah Storm, CNN-TV Live Today, Court TV's
Catherine Crier Show, MSNBC's Deborah Norville
Tonight, American Morning with Paula Zahn, and National
Public Radio's hour-long The Diane Rehm Show.
Suzanne O'Malley's insightful dispatches on the Andrea Yates trial appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Salon.com, O, The Oprah Magazine and on Dateline NBC. The author's discovery of false testimony during the Yates trial resulted in the pending appeal of Yates' conviction. Her book on the Yates case, ARE YOU THERE ALONE, was published in January 2004 by Simon & Schuster.
She is a former Editor-at-Large at Inside.com (2000-2001), Contributing Editor of New York Magazine (1994-1996), and senior editor of Esquire Magazine. She was nominated for a National Magazine Award by Redbook in 1997 for an article on legal trends in rape defenses, and by Harper's Bazaar in 1994 for reporting on girl gang initiation rituals involving sex with HIV-positive partners. Dateline NBC and Donahue featured the story.
Her investigative reporting, articles and reviews have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, New York Magazine, People, O, the Oprah Magazine, Esquire, Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Ms., Child, Playboy, Redbook, and Texas Monthly. She was restaurant critic for Esquire magazine (1978-80), and book editor/reviewer at Houston City and D Magazine (1979-80).
Ms. O'Malley was raised in Dallas and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. She lives in New York City and Houston, Texas.