Jennifer Hsu produces videos about news and culture for WNYC. She is the creator of the ongoing Know Your Neighbor video series of intimate portraits about living in New York City.
She was previously a video producer for Public Radio International and WNYC's The Takeaway, as well as a senior multimedia editor at Rolling Stone.
In addition to reporting from battleground states during the 2008 election, she's covered $2 billion renovations at the United Nations, dining at Occupy Wall Street, and an elite unit of the NYPD.
In 2010, she was chosen as a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow. Her work on the series "On the Brink," about falling out of the middle class into poverty, won a 2012 Front Page Award.
She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter. Follow her on Twitter @jennhsu
Jennifer Hsu appears in the following:
Monday, May 20, 2013
VIDEO. Area beaches officially reopen to visitors this weekend for swimmers, the first time since Sandy ravaged the area. But for the city's surfers, the beaches never closed. Surfer Michael Miller was back at Rockaway Beach a mere five weeks after the storm.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Porter House New York's Chef Michael Lomonaco invites Leonard Lopate to his kitchen for some pro tips in cooking the perfect steak.
Friday, January 18, 2013
An archive of WNYC's video reports about life after Sandy.
Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Much of photographer Jae Donnelly's job involves waiting and staring. The 38-year-old Brit waits hours each day to get shots of celebrities in New York.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Hundreds of military veterans have flown in from across the country to volunteer their military expertise to those hardest hit by Sandy.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Niles Davies is the last living descendant of Arthur B. Davies, one of three artists who were largely responsible for conceiving and producing the notorious Armory Show of 1913 that introduced Cubism to America for the first time. Sara Fishko visits Niles Davies' farmhouse and gets a tour of his unique art collection scattered around his home.
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Nelida and Angel Veledo have waited at a Hess station in Gowanus, Brooklyn, every morning since Sandy walloped the region. On some days, that can mean waiting in line more than four hours.
Monday, November 05, 2012
Many New York City parks reopened to the public this weekend, but for some, a long road of cleanup and restoration still lies ahead. In Brooklyn's Prospect Park, damage from Hurricane Sandy is massive — the worst sustained by the park in at least 25 years.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Most high-school seniors attend their prom. Only a few defy tradition and go dateless. Watch a video of one of the brave ones -- Tiffanie Galan, of Borough Park, Brooklyn -- taking on her big day without a date.
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Peter Riquelme, a former team leader in Dell’s re-manufacturing division, never imagined he'd be a 35-year-old intern earning $12 an hour and struggling to survive in New York City when he moved here three years ago.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk began an eight-night residency at the Museum of Modern Art on Tuesday night.
Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Meet Janice Hardy, a mother of two in suburban NJ, who loses her corporate job at AT&T and slips out of the middle class into poverty.
Tuesday, March 06, 2012
After 30 years working in nonprofits and for NYC's Department of Education, Yolanda Cotto, a mother of three, is now living in poverty, struggling to keep her home.
Monday, February 13, 2012
Meet a group of Staten Islanders whose idea of a good time is tackling classic literature together: Mark Twain, Chaucer, Confucius, the Koran, even Henry Rollins.
Monday, January 09, 2012
On any given day in New York City, someone could fall onto the subway tracks, a potential jumper could be spotted on a highrise or a wild animal could get loose on the streets. For jobs that require highly specialized skill, the NYPD calls in its elite Emergency Service Unit: a group of 366 officers who last year responded to more than 220,000 jobs.
Thursday, December 29, 2011
WNYC's Know Your Neighbor video series tells the stories of New Yorkers living their lives in their own unique ways. From Bed-Stuy to the South Bronx to an encampment in Zuccotti Park, meet some of the most memorable neighbors we profiled in 2011.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Every night at Zuccotti Park, dinner is served around 7 P.M. What protesters may not realize is that their meals are made from fresh, organic produce donated by a dozen or so small farms located throughout the Northeast. Watch a video of how OWS meals are made here.
Friday, October 28, 2011
Friday, October 28, 2011 marked the 125th anniversary of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty — a gift from France to the people of the United States of America.
Thursday, October 06, 2011
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Ten years ago, Vlad Teichberg was a derivatives trader on Wall Street. Today, he is one of many protesters who have set up camp downtown to demonstrate against Wall Street and all it stands for.