Alyssa Hui

Alyssa Hui
Title: Health and News Reporter
Education: The University of Wisconsin-Madison
Expertise: Public health, wellness, science and caregiving
  • News reporter specializing in health, wellness, science and caregiving
  • Former TV News Reporter based in Springfield, Illinois—covered topics in health, wellness, education, and policy
  • Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism with certificates in Asian-American Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison


Alyssa Hui is a multi-faceted media and communications professional with over four years of experience as a news reporter and journalist. She reported on over 300 stories—covering health, wellness, policy, public health, education and senior caregiving—with the goal of informing and educating readers across platforms.

Previously, she worked as a multimedia journalist and TV news reporter at ABC 20 News in Springfield, Illinois. In her role, she has questioned and held state government leaders and local officials accountable—finding answers for all readers. Additionally, she has given everyday people a platform to tell their truth and share their voice. Her reporting and stories appeared on media platforms including WSUM 91.7 FM Radio, WKOW ABC 27 News and WMTV NBC 15 News in Madison, Wisconsin.

Alyssa was one of 12 undergraduate students selected in 2020 as a diversity fellow for the CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina. She also won the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association Jack Shelley Award in 2020.

Questioning everything helps me make sense of this world and allows me to make informed decisions to live a healthier lifestyle. My goal is to provide accurate, truthful and essential information so readers can do the same.


Alyssa graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with certificates in Asian-American and Gender and Women’s Studies.

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