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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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Sep 01, 2014

@emilybell are you sure they aren't nutria? I once saw one above ground and I've been haunted by it ever since.

Sep 01, 2014

might be the best inapprop use of quote marks yet RT @town_send: @elisewho this one was too good to pass up. pic.twitter.com/Wche68cZJR

Sep 01, 2014

RT @digg: Police officers in Ferguson just started wearing body cameras: di.gg/W3NEIM

Sep 01, 2014

Getting auto-subscribed to brand X and/or PR company X's email newsletter is the worst. The worst.

Sep 01, 2014

following @SCMP_News for news re: Hong Kong chief exec election situation

Sep 01, 2014

home of Microsoft CEO Nadella MT @raju: Why Hyderabad sends the most students to the US, more than Delhi + Mumbai on.wsj.com/1tnLuTk

Sep 01, 2014

RT @NPRinskeep: It's Labor Day. Approval of Congress is 13.4%. And whether Congress changes hands or not, most incumbents are expected to win this fall.

Aug 31, 2014

re: latest @SHO_Masters. The Veiled Prophet Ball is a real thing in St Louis. The costume does look like KKK garb en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veiled_Pr…

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