Cindy Hsu is an Emmy award-winning anchor working with CBS New York for over two decades. Since joining the network in June 1993, she has served as a news anchor and reporter.
Her schedule in WCBS/2 has now changed, and she will anchor the channel’s new 9 A.M. newscast. She will broadcast CBS 2 News at 9 starting September 12.
Earlier today, the award-winning journalist took her Instagram to announce the news of her last weekend’s show with CBS New York, replacing Andrea Grymes.
Her new program on September 12, ‘CBS 2 News at 9,’ will replace The Drew Barrymore Show. At 9:30 A.M., it broadcasts simultaneously on WCBS and CBS New York.
Her Salary On CBS New York
According to Payscale, the average salary of a CBS news anchor is $77,871. Given Cindy Hsu’s experience as a news anchor/reporter for CBS New York for almost three decades, she receives an above-average salary.
Her broadcasting career began in Richmond, Virginia, where she worked as an associate producer for WTVR-TV. She then joined WFRV-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and worked for WTOV-TV in Steubenville, Ohio.
In 1993, she joined WCBS-TV, and in May 1994, she received a promotion to weekend co-anchor in May 1994. She became morning co-anchor in July 1996 and anchored the weekend morning newscasts.
Hsu holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Virginia Tech.
She Is An Award-Winning Journalist
For her story regarding ‘Smuggled from China,’ Hsu received an Emmy award. She has also covered the two-part series ‘Bringing Rosie Home’, which won the New York AP Broadcasters Award. It was also nominated for the Emmy award.
During her journalism career, she has worked throughout the country, reporting from Ohio, Virginia, Green Bay, Richmond, and Wisconsin. She prefers to call herself a ‘good news reporter.’
Apart from being a reporter, she has involved herself in community work and has worked with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She and her younger sister have worked for the Asian Professional Exchange (APEX) for over two decades.
Is Cindy Hsu Married?
As of now, the 56-years-old news anchor Cindy Hsu is yet to be married. She is a single mother to her daughter named, Rosie.
She has chronicled the journey of her adaptation to her daughter, Rosie, as a single mother through the two-part series Bringing Rosie Home.
Cindy Hsu and her daughter Rosie reside in New York City with their dog Lilo.
She Has Roots Towards China
Cindy Hsu is a Chinese American news reporter whose parents immigrated to the US from China. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on May 6, 1966.
Her family moved to various places as her father was a Coast Guard pilot. She has a brother named David Hsu, who worked at the Office of the Secretary of Defense Intelligence & Security.