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Washington, DC
Tech and Culture Reporter — NPR
Covers:  culture, politics, state government, technology, innovation
Doesn't Cover: finance, gadget reviews

Wanderlusty reporter @NPRNews, covering tech+culture. @TexasTribune & #Mizzou alum. Texan. Eater. Y2K specialist. ehu@npr.org

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 ...

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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.

Why did you become a journalist?

Because I'm a junkie for new experiences.

Tech Week: Instagram Vs. Twitter And Europe Vs. Google

wabe.org — If you've been too busy finalizing holiday vacation plans and buying gifts, we're here to catch you up on the tech headlines you may have missed from NPR and beyond. Rise of Ransomware: This type of virus is getting more and more common, so Aarti Shahani explains Ransomware.

Tech Week: Instagram Vs. Twitter And Europe Vs. Google

wlrn.org — If you've been too busy finalizing holiday vacation plans and buying gifts, we're here to catch you up on the tech headlines you may have missed from NPR and beyond. Rise of Ransomware: This type of virus is getting more and more common, so Aarti Shahani explains Ransomware.

Tech Week: Instagram Vs. Twitter And Europe Vs. Google

wvpublic.org — If you've been too busy finalizing holiday vacation plans and buying gifts, we're here to catch you up on the tech headlines you may have missed from NPR and beyond. Rise of Ransomware: This type of virus is getting more and more common, so Aarti Shahani explains Ransomware.

Tech Week: Instagram Vs. Twitter And Europe Vs. Google

kuow.org — If you've been too busy finalizing holiday vacation plans and buying gifts, we're here to catch you up on the tech headlines you may have missed from NPR and beyond. Rise of Ransomware: This type of virus is getting more and more common, so Aarti Shahani explains Ransomware.

Tech Week: Instagram Vs. Twitter And Europe Vs. Google

kcur.org — If you've been too busy finalizing holiday vacation plans and buying gifts, we're here to catch you up on the tech headlines you may have missed from NPR and beyond. Rise of Ransomware: This type of virus is getting more and more common, so Aarti Shahani explains Ransomware.

Tech Week: Instagram Vs. Twitter And Europe Vs. Google

npr.org — If you've been too busy finalizing holiday vacation plans and buying gifts, we're here to catch you up on the tech headlines you may have missed from NPR and beyond. Rise of Ransomware: This type of virus is getting more and more common, so Aarti Shahani explains Ransomware.

Tech Week: Instagram Vs. Twitter And Europe Vs. Google

wnyc.org — If you've been too busy finalizing holiday vacation plans and buying gifts, we're here to catch you up on the tech headlines you may have missed from NPR and beyond. Rise of Ransomware: This type of virus is getting more and more common, so Aarti Shahani explains Ransomware.

Tech Week: Online Threats, N. Korean Threats And RIP Clip Art

wvpublic.org — The week in tech began with arguments before the Supreme Court and ended with another data breach. This time it's the clothing chain Bebe. Here's a look back at other tech stories you should know about from NPR and beyond.

Tech Week: Online Threats, N. Korean Threats And RIP Clip Art

wlrn.org — The week in tech began with arguments before the Supreme Court and ended with another data breach. This time it's the clothing chain Bebe. Here's a look back at other tech stories you should know about from NPR and beyond.

Tech Week: Online Threats, N. Korean Threats And RIP Clip Art

wabe.org — The week in tech began with arguments before the Supreme Court and ended with another data breach. This time it's the clothing chain Bebe. Here's a look back at other tech stories you should know about from NPR and beyond.
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Dec 20, 2014

Hey @franklangfitt let's go hunting for Guardians of Peace at the 'surprisingly great' N Korean hacker hotel thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/…

Dec 20, 2014

Really, this year could not end any sooner. 2014, don't let the door hit ya RT @jennydeluxe: i cant with 2014 anymore

Dec 20, 2014

The @HoustonChron has a brief piece on former Mayor Bob Lanier and his legacy, sure there's more to come chron.com/news/article/F…

Dec 20, 2014

Huge figure in Houston RT @KHOU: BREAKING: ​Former Houston Mayor Bob Lanier has died. pic.twitter.com/eYGZGKVUbO

Dec 20, 2014

RT @AnnaHolmes: My @ThisIsFusion colleague @Timcast live streaming from scene of execution of 2 NYPD officers. (He lives on block.) youtube.com/watch?v=671fw6…

Dec 20, 2014

RT @dabeard: US asked China to help stop NKorea hack attacks. "So far, China has not responded." nytimes.com/2014/12/21/wor…

Dec 20, 2014

@AnnikaSchauer You take it yourself! It's called Passport Express and you position your face and decide when to click.

Dec 20, 2014

@VladiSays my guess is it depends at which entry airports they've implemented these "passport express" kiosks

Dec 20, 2014

US customs now has u take a pic of yourself at a kiosk when u come home. Am I gonna pass w mine? This looks shifty. pic.twitter.com/jEzdpGUkJS

Dec 19, 2014

RT @franklangfitt: @elisewho true. but there's also a hello kitty cafe, so you've got that going for you . . .



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