A Dream Come True On…
“WHEEL… OF… FORTUNE!”
Sue Artz watched the classic game show Wheel of Fortune loyally every night since age 11. Then on December 14, 2001, her ultimate dream came true!
When the “WheelMobile” brought auditions to Virginia Beach in October 2001, Sue drove up from Manteo and waited in line with thousands of other hopefuls.
You can read an article from The Daily Press newspaper about Wheel of Fortune auditions coming to Virginia Beach below!
Following her first audition in Virginia Beach, Sue was called back for final auditions in Richmond, Virginia in December 2001, after which she learned she had made it onto her favorite TV show.
You can read the original article from The Coastland Times newspaper announcing Sue Artz as a contestant on Wheel of Fortune below!
Sue’s episode aired in February 2002.
In a followup article published that month in The Coastland Times, Sue talked about her appearance on Wheel of Fortune.
You can read the interview below!
Fittingly for an Outer Banks local, Sue’s episode premiered during “Island Fever Week”, on February 6, 2002.
You can read the original Wheel of Fortune Contestant Diary by Sue Artz below!
You can watch the full episode featuring Sue Artz on Wheel of Fortune in the player below!
Artz Music & Photography provides wedding ceremony music and reception DJ services by Sue Artz and photography by Matt Artz, including Outer Banks (OBX) beach weddings, family portraits, senior pictures, engagement photos, bridal portraits, and “trash-the-dress” day-after sessions!