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Washington, DC
Tech and Culture Reporter — NPR
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. 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.

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Oct 01, 2014

The problem is, the more I hate on O'Hare, the more it hates on me. And the house always wins.

Oct 01, 2014

@AmericanAir phone agent took care of it. I can't make CLE in time so they re-routed me home to DCA.

Oct 01, 2014

DC courts spox said she's surprised more reporters aren't digging into the David Pitts story. (The drug hoarding AU prof I'm obsessed w)

Oct 01, 2014

@cbracy @jsb Ill still be here at O'Hare at this rate. @AmericanAir hates me.Ever since I complained a gate agent called me oriental in 1997

Oct 01, 2014

@AmericanAir we just deplaned at O'Hare after flt was canceled and no agents at O'Hare want to help. I need a flight fast. Help?

Oct 01, 2014

RT @kumailn: Steps to happiness: 1. Read about scary stuff.(Racism/NSA/Ebola etc.) Get upset. 2. Watch kitten videos. 3. Do nothing. 4. Repeat in 5 days.

Oct 01, 2014

@paginaskinner @JournalistsLike NPR reporters use Report IT when we are away from our gear or in a bind

Oct 01, 2014

Always thwarted by my nemesis, ORD! Delays put me at a 50-50 chance of making a Cleveland tech town hall tonight. Supposed to moderate.

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