Jennifer Hsu

Jennifer Hsu is a senior producer at WNYC. She is the creator of the Know Your Neighbor video series, which won a New York Press Club Award. 

She's covered renovations at the United Nations, an elite unit of the NYPD, and a summer camp for smartphone detox. Her work on the series "On the Brink," about falling out of the middle class into poverty, won a Front Page Award. In 2010, she was chosen as a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow. Before coming to WNYC, she was a senior multimedia editor at Rolling Stone. 

 She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter. Follow her on Twitter @jennhsu

Jennifer Hsu appears in the following:

"I Do My Job in the Store" Says Bodega Cat Star of the East Village

Friday, October 28, 2016

Star the Bodega Cat caused a media sensation just by doing her job.


A Sandy-Devastated Neighborhood Returns to Nature

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

After Sandy, some people said no one should have been living so close to the waterfront in the first place. Residents of Oakwood Beach, Staten Island, took that idea to heart. 

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What Does It Mean to Be an American?

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

These seven college students from Baruch College, in New York City, have very surprising answers.

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Bodega Cats In Their Own Words: Charlie of Carroll Gardens

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Charlie the Bodega Cat has a familiar problem: an overly clingy co-worker.


Bodega Cats In Their Own Words: Bobo of Chinatown in Manhattan

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Surrounded by teas, herbs and adoring fans, life is pretty relaxing for Bobo.

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We're All Waiting for Something

Monday, June 27, 2016

If, as Woody Allen once said, "80 percent of success is just showing up," then the other 20 percent is simply waiting. This video celebrates the beauty of that in-between time.


Bodega Cats In Their Own Words: Snowball of Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Snowball the bodega cat gets along with everyone. "Whether I'm white or whether I'm brown or whether I'm black, we don't care."

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Brooklyn's Biggest Warriors Fan Is Only 9 Inches Tall

Monday, May 16, 2016

Wolverine the bodega cat cheers for the Golden State Warriors from Park Slope, Brooklyn. 

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One School's Experiment with Outdoor Play

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

These New York City kids engage with the natural world every Wednesday, for up to four hours. Here's just a slice of what they get out of it. 
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You Can Kick This Woman Out of Williamsburg, But She'll Come Back

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

The story of one woman who refused to be forced out of her home by real estate developers

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The Ultimate Texting Challenge

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

WNYC's Manoush Zomorodi and Sean Rameswaram challenge each other in a texting battle to the death (just kidding on the death part).
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How to Cheer for the Losing Team

Thursday, November 12, 2015

How do you root for the Columbia University football team when they're always losing? Meet the marching band that does.


Comic Con: Where Everyone Is a Superhero

Friday, October 09, 2015

The convention empowers fans to fully own their inner geek and express in ways that make the world -- or at least New Yorkers -- take notice.  


What Middle-Schoolers Think of Pope Francis

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The pope loves pets. Kids love pets. And we all love to love. That's a recipe for some happy middle-schoolers as Pope Francis comes to town.


Three-Wheeling and Nasty Breakups: 15 Young Adults Learning About Romance

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The twists, turns and learning curves of young love. 


I Would Have Carried Her to the Moon

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Relationship Rookies: First Loves. Teenagers just trying to figure it out. 

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Watch: 'Girls Soccer Is Way Better Than Boys Soccer'

Friday, July 10, 2015

Youthful wisdom about the "beautiful game" from girl soccer players celebrating the U.S. women team's World Cup win at the ticker-tape parade in New York City.

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Photos: Ticker Tape Flies at Parade for US Soccer Champs

Friday, July 10, 2015

Lower Manhattan will swirl with confetti as thousands attend a parade celebrating the win by U.S. women's soccer team at the Women's World Cup.

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Being 12: 'People Think I'm Supposed to Talk Ghetto, Whatever That Is.'

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Hear some straight talk from New York City middle-schoolers about race and what it's like to grow up today.  
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Maybe the Only Poem About the Long Island Rail Road (and More From Tiny Poets)

Monday, April 27, 2015

They might not be able to spell, but these first graders from Ms. Marisa's class at PS 859 in Manhattan are fast becoming wee Wordsworths.    
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