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Illini Talk with a Celebrity Alum

Illini Talk with a Celebrity Alumni

Event Type
Social/Informal Event
Illinois Moms Association
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Apr 10, 2021   11:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Judy Hsu
Illini Union Parent and Family Programs
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Virtual Moms Weekend 2021

The Moms Association's inaugural "Illini Talk with a Celebrity Alum" will take place on Saturday, April 10th at 11:00 AM. This year's famous University of Illinois alumna is Judy Hsu, an Emmy award-winning anchor on ABC7 Chicago. Judy will sit down with all of the participating moms to talk about her experiences as a student on campus and share her success stories from her career. The live Zoom event will conclude with an audience Q&A. 

Judy Hsu, UIUC Alumna and Emmy award winning anchor on ABC7 Chicago news. Judy Hsu anchors the 11AM and 4PM newscasts for ABC 7 Chicago, the most-watched news station in the market.   Judy is also the host for “Newsviews”, a long-format, “deep-dive” interview segment that airs on Sunday mornings.

Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Judy remains fluent in Mandarin and brings Chicago news a global perspective.  She received her B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and began her broadcasting career at the campus radio station, WPGU-FM.  Following an internship with legendary Chicago anchor Walter Jacobson, Judy landed her first TV job with WCIA in Champaign. 

If you are interested in attending the event, please register here.




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