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Washington, DC
NPR — Tech and Culture Reporter
As seen in:  NPR
Covers:  Culture, Politics, State Government, Technology, Innovation
Doesn't Cover: Finance, Gadget Reviews

Wanderlusty reporter @NPRNews, covering tech/culture. @TexasTribune & #Mizzou alum. Political junkie. Texan. Eater.

Elise Hu's Biography

Elise Hu covers technology for NPR's online and on-air platforms. She joined the public media company in 2011 to lead the digital launch of NPR's StateImpact network. A Texas native, she was previously a founding reporter at The Texas Tribune, a non-profit online news startup devoted to government and politics. While at the Tribune, Elise oversaw television partnerships and multimedia projects; contributed to The New York Times' expanded Texas coverage ... Read Full Bio →

National Edward R. Murrow Award

2010 - Best Use of Video
In recognition of what the Association terms "outstanding achievements in electronic journalism."

Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism

2010 - Watchdog Journalism
The Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism recognizes groundbreaking journalists in their quest to help communities understand and address important issues through creativity and the use of digital tools.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

My parents had a Brother brand typewriter when I was in elementary school. I thought it was pretty cool except I am a mess with whiteout.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter.
Jul 24, 2014

@connorpj1 OH NO! So sorry. Be sure to reach out and tell me what you think after you take it on a test drive ok?

Jul 24, 2014

Found the conference room. About to do a panel at the UN. The view from my seat... It's very U-Nish #Nexus2014 pic.twitter.com/ZmLslcpokl

Jul 24, 2014

@jbenton I'm about to get vetoed by Russia or China and you are making jokes

Jul 24, 2014

@ceodonovan curiously there are two Trumps wandering around as well. Again, nothing makes sense.



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