Cindy Hsu is a Chinese American Emmy Award-winning anchor and reporter at CBS New York. She joined CBS New York in 1993. She anchors CBS 2 News at 9 am and she is also a fill-in and substitute anchor.
Before joining CBS New York, Cindy worked as a reporter and anchor at WFRV-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Her passion is sharing stories about mental health, children, education, seniors and animals.
Cindy loves to refer to herself as a “good news reporter,” because she loves to tell and share stories that inspire.
Age | How old is Cindy?
She was born on May 6, 1966 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is 57 years old as of 2023.
Cindy Hsu Profile Summary
|Place of Birth:
|Date of Birth:
|May 6, 1966
|57 years old as of 2023
|5 feet, 7 inches
|1 adopted daughter, Rosie
|Reporter and News Anchor at CBS News, in New York
Parents | Father
Cindy was born to her parents, who immigrated from China. With her father being a Coast Guard pilot, the family moved every four to two years.
Cindy Hsu Education
She attended Virginia Tech
She has an estimated net worth ranging between $ 1 million – $ 6 million.
Husband | Is Cindy Married?
She is currently single and raising her adopted daughter Rosie, as a single parent
Kids | Adoption | Daughter | Rosie
Cindy is a loving and caring mother to her adopted daughter Rosie. Hsu shared her adoption journey with her viewers.
Through home videos, she brought viewers to China as she adopted her daughter as a single mother. The series won the New York AP Broadcasters Award for Best Feature and was nominated for an Emmy.
Cindy Hsu Career
Cindy Hsu is a Chinese American Emmy Award-winning anchor and reporter at CBS New York. She joined CBS New York in 1993 as a reporter, and then was promoted to weekend co- anchor in May 1994. In July 1996 she was again promoted to morning co-anchor and then to noon co-anchor.
She now anchors CBS 2 News at 9 am. Hsu previously anchored the weekend evening newscasts solo up until July 2016, when she was replaced by Jessica Moore.
Having joined the station in 1993 as a reporter, Hsu was promoted to weekend co-anchor in May 1994. Hsu was promoted again to morning co-anchor in July 1996, then noon co-anchor in October of that same year.
She worked at various stations, before joining CBS in New York; as a reporter at WFRV-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin, WTOV-TV in Steubenville, Ohio and also at WTVR-TV in Richmond, Virginia where she began her broadcasting career.
In her broadcasting career, Cindy has earned Emmy Awards for stories including ‘Smuggled from China,’ exposing the horrific plights of Chinese refugees trying to make it to America.
He most memorable story was the two-part series ‘’Bringing Rosie Home.’’ Through home videos, Hsu brought viewers to China as she adopted her daughter Rosie as a single mother. The series won the New York AP Broadcasters Award for Best Feature and was nominated for an Emmy.
She has been awarded an honorary doctorate from St. Thomas Aquinas College
Cindy Hsu Depression
During her free time, Cindy loves spending time in the community work. She also never shy’s away from opening up about her struggles with depression, in the hope of breaking down the stigma surrounding mental health.
Charity Work | Foundations
She has worked with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and is strongly involved in the Asian-American community.
Cindy has also worked with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The Humane Society of New York, The Children’s Miracle Network and the Museum of Chinese in America.
She also served as President of the New York Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association.
Current Area of Residence
She is currently living in New York City, with her adopted daughter Rosie, and their rescue dog, Lilo.