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.
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|
|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.
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Judy Hsu ABC7 Chicago
At ABC7 Chicago Hsu works alongside;
- Rob Elgas
- Alan Krashesky
- Val Warner
- Paul Meincke
- Diane Pathieu
- Jessica D’Onofrio
- Jason Knowles
- Terrell Brown
- Tanja Babich
- Cheryl Scott
- Mark Giangreco
- Cheryl Burton
- Eric Thomas
- Kristen Sze