Lydia Hu joined the FOX Business Network (FBN) in 2021 as a correspondent. Based out of the network’s headquarters in New York, Hu covers agriculture, energy, real estate, and travel.
Prior to joining FBN, Hu worked as an investigative reporter at Spectrum News NY1. Hu covered the plight of New York City hospitals throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, documenting the struggles of frontline healthcare workers. She also served as a business anchor for the channel’s personal finance platform Money on the 1. Before NY1, Hu worked as an investigative reporter and weekend evening anchor at WBRC-TV in Birmingham, Alabama. Hu is a two-time New York Emmy Award winner. In 2019, she received a New York Emmy Award for her work on NY1’s original documentary, The New York City Opioid Battle. In 2021, she received a New York Emmy Award for her coverage of COVID in Lives Lost: Saying Goodbye. Her work has also been recognized by the Associated Press, Silurians Press Club, Alabama Broadcasters Association.
Hu transitioned into journalism after five years practicing law in Baltimore, Maryland. She earned a Juris Doctor from University of Baltimore School of Law, a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Columbia University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, College Park.