Who is Cindy Hsu?
Cindy Hsu is an American journalist of Chinese descent who is working for WCBS-TV as an anchor and a reporter. She joined the CBS New York News team in 1993. Upon joining the station, she initially served as a reporter. Later, in May 1994 she was raised to serve as a weekend co-anchor then in July 1996 as a morning co-anchor, and noon co-anchor in October 1996. Additionally, she has served the station for more than 2 and a half decades.
Cindy Hsu Date of Birth / Age
Hsu was born on May 6th, 1966 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is 56 years old as of 2022.
Cindy Hsu Height
Hsu stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 6 inches tall.
Cindy Hsu Parents and Siblings
Hsu was raised in the U.S. She manages to keep information regarding her parents, siblings, and extended members of her family away from the limelight. Even so, her parents are migrants from China. Additionally, her father served as a coast guard pilot. Due to her father’s profession, they moved every 2 to 4 years.
Moreover, she has a younger brother named David Hsu who serves as a retired soldier and a triathlete. To boot, she seems to have a close relationship with her family as she regularly posts them on her Instagram account. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Cindy Hsu Spouse(Husband)
Hsu has for a long time been keeping details regarding whether or not she is dating private. It is therefore not known whether Hsu is married or not but the information will be updated once available.
Cindy Hsu Kids / Children
Hsu has an adopted daughter baned Rosie. Rosie was born on October 26th, 2003, and is 19 years old as of 2022. She lives in New York City with her. Also, she has a rescue dog named Lilo. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Cindy Hsu Education
After completing her high school education, Hsu went on to attend
Cindy Hsu Career
Hsu works for WCBS as an anchor and a reporter. Upon joining the station, she initially served as a reporter. Later, in May 1994 she was raised to serve as a weekend co-anchor then in July 1996 as a morning co-anchor, and noon co-anchor in October 1996. She joined the CBS New York News team in 1993. Additionally, she has served the station for more than 2 and a half decades.
Her passion lies in sharing stories about children, seniors, education, animals, adoption, and mental health awareness. Further, she has attained Emmy Awards for stories. For instance“Smuggled from China,” uncovers the dreadful plights of Chinese refugees attempting to make it to America. However, her most tragic story was the two-part series “Bringing Rosie Home.” Via home videos, she conveyed viewers to China as she adopted her daughter Rosie as a single mother.
The series attained the New York AP Broadcasters Award for Best Feature. The story got nominated for an Emmy. Also, she has served as a journalist throughout the country. For instance, in Richmond, Virginia, Green Bay, Wisconsin, and Steubenville, Ohio. When she is not working, she spends her time doing community work. Else, she is open about her struggle with depression and hopes to break down the shame surrounding mental health.
Further, she has served with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and is strongly involved in the Asian-American community. Additionally, some of her previous and present philanthropic affiliations include, The Asian Professional Exchange (APEX) which is a big brother/big sister program. O a side note, she and her little sister have been together for over 20 years.
To boot, she served the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The Humane Society of New York, The Children’s Miracle Network, and the Museum of Chinese in America. Furthermore, she served as President of the New York Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association and paddled for years on a championship Dragon Boating team called Women in Canoe.
CBS News New York( WCBS-TV)
Hsu works with CBS News New York where she serves alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Zinnia Maldonado
- Jessi Mitchell
- Jessica Moore
- Kevin Rincon
- Lisa Rozner
- Dana Tyler
- Elijah Westbrook
- Chris Wragge
- John Elliott
How Much Does Cindy Hsu Earn?
Hsu approximately earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Cindy Hsu Worth?
As an anchor, Hsu has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.
Cindy Hsu Mental Health/ Depression/Suicide Attempt/Surgery
Hsu revealed during a newscast with Dana Tyler that she had depression and attempted to take her life. She revealed that the pressure she experienced in her career stormed up into depression. Additionally, she exposed that one of her co-workers asked her if she was okay and she said no. Further, she took some time off from work for months.
Later, when her daughter was at camp and her mother at the museum, she made the attempt. Fortunately, her mom found her and rushed her to the ER. After her time at the hospital, she saw a psychiatrist and attended group meetings with people who have experienced what she did. Moreover, she said she felt better and was not alone. In 2020, she underwent knee replacement surgery.