Suzanne Misako Saltz
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Suzanne began her education in theatre at the University of California, Los Angeles where she attended classes on property, construction and stage-managing, among others. After graduation, Suzanne was accepted to the Director’s Guild of America Producer Training Plan.

Suzanne's fifth episode of directing network television aires on October 23, 2022. Before making her directorial debut, Suzanne worked her way up on a variety of television shows, including Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, and Love Boat: the Next Wave, until she became a First Assistant Director on JAG, and then NCIS. Suzanne continued to work as a First Assistant Director on second units for such shows as Six Feet Under, Dr. Vegas, Wildfire, Bones, and Pushing Daises. For the past several years Suzanne has been a First Assistant Director on NCIS: Los Angeles, working with and assisting many first time episodic directors with their first foray into network television. Suzanne is an active member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Alliance of Women Directors, the Director's Guild of America, Film Fatales, and Women in Film.