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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. 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 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?

Jul 28, 2014

For my former @foursquare app lovers out there, a #FollowMonday for @killswarmapp, a stream of tweets about how bad Swarm is.

Jul 28, 2014

We lost a family member today. Margot's an O-G RT @nprnews: Margot Adler, An NPR Journalist For Three Decades, Dies n.pr/1nzMtMD

Jul 28, 2014

Seriously, @theonion is something of a seer. Real story, 2014: nymag.com/daily/intellig… Onion story from 2013: theonion.com/articles/buzzf…

Jul 28, 2014

real: writer best known for Jurassic Pk GIFs explng Egyptian revoltn vs @theonion: writer best known 4 authoring “1st World Bear Problems”

Jul 28, 2014

RT @chutry: @elisewho I wasn't sure the @BuzzFeed plagiarism headline was real at first because of @TheOnion article, which I only saw a few days prior

Jul 28, 2014

Once again, @theonion predicted the future. It wrote about @Buzzfeed plagiarism a year ago theonion.com/articles/buzzf…

Jul 27, 2014

Took me too long to read Super Sad True Love Story. This novel nails it in so many ways.

Jul 26, 2014

@by_drew you know my thing on life experiences: they can be great, they can be bad... But they can never be boring.

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