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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.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @BBCBreaking: Scotland's #indyref totals after 17 of 32 declarations: Yes 521,441 (43.8%) No 670,354 (56.2%) bbc.in/1ufgtxE

Sep 18, 2014

But what's happening in Cuyahoga County? RT @cnnbrk: First results of Scotland vote trickle in. cnn.it/1wKtVxW.

Sep 18, 2014

RT @pilhofer: @elisewho Yes! It is a FULL BLITZER. There were massive screens. Floating 3D graphics. And (no lie) a huge submarine. It is amazing...

Sep 18, 2014

Does the BBC election night coverage have giant holograms and LED video floors like our American channels do? #Scotland

Sep 18, 2014

Blasphemous! MT @stiles: Olive Garden breadsticks "a symbol of the gluttony & excess laying waste to America"? theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

Sep 18, 2014

WaPo: Next Android OS will also have default encryption making it harder for police to gain access to phone data. washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-swit…

Sep 18, 2014

TX Rangers manager on surprise exit MT @wfaajenny: Ron Washington: I was not true to my wife after 42 years...here today to own that mistake



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