Eyee Hsu is one of the most veteran on-air hosts at CCTV NEWS. For over a decade, she has brought a greater understanding of Chinese and Western cultures to the millions of CCTV NEWS subscribers around the globe, as the host of Up Close and Crossover.
Currently, the co-host of the newly launched cross-cultural talk show, Crossover, Eyee brings insightful and thoughtful commentary to the program’s discussion of lifestyle and social topics.
Previously, as the host of Up Close, Eyee brought some of the world’s most influential and impactful personalities to her viewers. An intimate one-on-one interview program with notable individuals who are making an impact on China and the world, Up Close guests have included actress and popstar Karen Mok, CEO of Youku Victor Koo, athlete extraordinare Shaun White, architect Frank Gehry and renowned conservationist Jane Goodall, to name a few.
From 2004 to 2010, “Up Close” was celebrated as the channel’s first and only interview program with a live studio audience, hosting over 200 distinguished guests from China and abroad, including Alibaba’s CEO Jack Ma, Nobel Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus, and actor and philanthropist Jet Li, to name a few.
Eyee was also a reporter for the American network NBC during the Beijing 2008 Olympics, bringing insight on Chinese culture to the American audience. Her pieces were broadcast at prime time on NBC affiliate stations, and she is proud to have been part of a team that made the Beijing Olympics the most watched sporting event in US television history.
In addition to her media experience, Eyee also has deep experience in a variety of healthcare-related fields. As a healthcare management consultant for five years, Eyee brought significant impact to her clients in the US, Canada, Japan and China and was one of the fastest rising consultants in her firm. She also led her own research on infectious disease with Taiwan’s Center for Disease Control (CDC).
Eyee is a graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Berkeley. She is passionate about healthcare, conservation and women’s issues and resides in Beijing with her husband and two young children.