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:

Watching the World Cup at the United Nations

Monday, June 25, 2018

When you get all the nations playing in the World Cup together in one room, things get competitive. 


Thousands of Local Students Join National Walkout for Gun Control

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Students in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut left class to protest gun violence


After Tragedy, One Family's Mission to Make City Streets Safe

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

HP Liao and Amy Tam-Liao lost their 3-year-old daughter when she was fatally struck by a car while crossing the street with her grandmother. 


An Outsider Tries to Crash the Democratic Party

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Father Khader El-Yateem is a Palestinian Christian trying to become the first Arab-American member of the New York City Council. 

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VIDEO: What Are You Willing to Fight For?

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

From activists in the current resistance movement to a McDonald's worker just trying to survive, get to know Americans fighting for what they believe in.

A Statue of a Defiant Girl Faces Off Against the Wall Street Bull

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

The statue is part of an International Women's Day campaign to push companies towards gender equality.


When President Obama Is Right There in Your School

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

For these black and Latino students, seeing a portrait of President Obama in their school has inspired them to dream big.

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VIDEO: 9 Moms Tell Their Real Stories About Childbirth

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

We spoke with nine New York women about their experiences giving birth.


Helping Immigrants Put Down Roots

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Only 17 miles from the Hamptons, Catholic nun Sister Margaret Smyth found a booming Latino immigrant population in need of community.


"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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This Is an Immigrant

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Joselo Lucero's brother was killed outside of a train station in Patchogue, Long Island by a group of teens targeting Latino immigrants.


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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