Sue Jaye Johnson is a Peabody award-winning journalist, filmmaker and writer exploring the ways cultural expectations shape our public and private behavior. For five years, she followed women boxers fighting for equality in and out of the ring. Her first feature film, T-Rex (PBS, Netflix) followed 17 year-old boxer Claressa Shields from Flint, Michigan to the gold medal at the London Olympics.
Her work has been broadcast on PBS, NPR, WNYC and published in The New York Times and The Washington Post. She studied visual arts at Harvard University and Interactive Telecommunications at New York University. She lives in New York City with her husband and their two daughters.