In This Together: Sue Waier

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — As part of the In This Together campaign to raise awareness for suicide, NBC5 News is sharing stories of those who have been impacted by suicide.

Sue Waier lost her brother to suicide in June of 2019. She’s sharing her story in the hopes that her experience of loss, will help save someone else.

Blakely McHugh is co-anchor of NBC5 News at Sunrise and spokesperson for In This Together, a suicide prevention initiative. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Blakely is a native of San Diego, CA. Blakely is excited to be in southern Oregon, a place that gets all the seasons and has similar temperatures to Arizona in the summer! When she’s not at work, you can find her relaxing at home watching TV and cuddling with her cat, Dallas. She also enjoys trying new places to eat and exploring the outdoors. Blakely loves meeting new people so if you see her out and about, say “hi!”
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