Judy Hsu Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, ABC 7 Chicago, Salary and Net Worth

Judy Hsu is an American Emmy award-winning anchor currently working for ABC7 Chicago. She anchors the top-rated 4 PM and the 6 PM News for ABC7 Eyewitness News.

Judy Hsu Profile

Judy Hsu is a Taiwan-American Emmy award-winning anchor working for ABC7 Chicago. She has been working for the station since 2001. 

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Judy Hsu

Judy Hsu Education

Her roots in the Windy City take her back to elementary school. Hsu’s family immigrated to Chicago from Taiwan when she was 11 years old. From living in Chicago’s Chinatown to Rogers Park to Morton Grove. She attended the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign where she received her B.A. in Broadcast Journalism, and the day after graduation she landed an on-air reporting job at the campus radio station, WPGU-FM. After the internship, she landed her first TV job with WCIA in Champaign. 

Judy Hsu Career

Hsu anchors the top-rated 4 PM and the 6 PM News for ABC7 Eyewitness News. Previously she worked for 15 years as the station’s morning co-anchor. She also hosts a long-format interview segment that airs on Sunday mornings called “Newsviews”, offering unique perspectives from Chicago area newsmakers as they address national and local topics pertinent to our community. Additionally, she serves as the primary host of ABC7’s signature half-hour program Asian Influences, which highlights extraordinary contributions by Chicagoans of Asian Pacific American descent, while examining issues affecting the community.

In 2001, Hsu was happy to return to her hometown to join ABC 7 as the weekday anchor of the station’s morning 4:30-7 AM block of news programming. For 15 years, she helped lead the morning show before her promotion to the afternoon and early evening. 

During Hsu’s tenure at ABC 7, she has been a part of just about every major story in Chicago either anchoring from the news desk or reporting in the neighborhoods. Additionally, she reported live from the White House bringing ABC7 viewers extensive coverage of her one-on-one interview with President Barack Obama just prior to leaving the Oval Office. While a rookie reporter in California, Hsu was one of the youngest reporters to fly with the Blue Angels and she covered the O.J. Simpson verdict live from the L.A. courthouse. 

Prior to joining ABC 7, she anchored the 4 PM weekday newscast at KFMB-TV in San Diego, CA. She also served as KFMB’s weekend anchor and general assignment reporter before. Ever since coming back to Chicago, she has worked with many charities throughout the region highlighting issues important to local families. 

Quick Facts About Judy Hsu

Full Name Judy Hsu
Age 50 years old as of 2021
Nationality American
Spouse Tracy
Net Worth $1 million – $5 Million

She has been a leading voice in the American Cancer Society’s annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk and the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement and she chairs the Advisory Board for Chicago’s Chinese American Service League. Additionally, Hsu was honored to join the Community Memorial Foundation’s Regional Health and Human Services Advisory Council in the western suburbs and in 2017 was named a Woman of Distinction.

Judy Hsu Age

Hsu was born in Taipei, Taiwan and she is 50 years old as of 2021. It is however not known when she celebrates her birthday.

Judy Hsu Height

Hsu stands at a height of 5 Feet (1.54 meters) tall.

Judy Hsu Family

Hsu lived in Taipei, Taiwan with her father and mother and later moved to Chicago, USA. Her father was a well-master of Thai Chai while her mother was a housewife. She has however not disclosed the names of her parents or siblings. 

Judy Hsu Husband

Hsu is married to her long-time boyfriend Tracy. The couple is blessed with four children two boys and two girls. Hsu, her husband, and four children reside in the west suburb of Chicago. The two met while Judy was working for KFMB-TV in San Diego.

Judy Hsu Salary

Being one of the top anchors for ABC 7 Chicago, Hsu earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Judy Hsu’s Net Worth

Hsu has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor.

Judy Hsu Nationality

Hsu was born in Taipei, Taiwan but was raised in the USA. She is also very fluent in Mandarin and brings Chicago news a global perspective.

Judy Hsu gives birth on the expressway|baby

October 13, 2009, Hsu was on her way to the hospital around 3 a.m. to deliver her fourth child when she gave birth on the side of the Eisenhower Expressway. Her husband, Tracy, delivered the baby boy. Tracy helped Judy give birth in the front seat of the car. He said he remembered a story from ABC7 News This Morning about a woman who gave birth on the side of the road and her husband used his shoelaces to tie off the umbilical cord. Tracy did it, too, and he said it worked like a charm. Paramedics from Truck 113 arrived a few minutes after Alexander James was born.

Judy Hsu ABC7 Chicago

At ABC7 Chicago Hsu works alongside;

  1. Rob Elgas
  2. Alan Krashesky
  3. Val Warner
  4. Paul Meincke
  5. Diane Pathieu
  6. Jessica D’Onofrio
  7. Jason Knowles
  8. Terrell Brown
  9. Tanja Babich
  10. Cheryl Scott
  11. Mark Giangreco
  12. Cheryl Burton
  13. Eric Thomas
  14. Kristen Sze

 

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