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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.
Aug 23, 2014

Got 2 boxes at Schnuck's this a-m, natch MT @lizsayz: if some toasted ravs threw themselves in your bag prior to returning, let me know. ;)

Aug 22, 2014

RT @fonocollective: Japanese term for dreaded practice of keeping your books unread & piled up: pic.twitter.com/YyerIhSmSO (via @BenjaminRamm)

Aug 22, 2014

A happy coda to a long week in STL. Running into old #Mizzou buddy and pride of @EW, @timleong, at the airport pic.twitter.com/F2jJgjofdO

Aug 22, 2014

Awesome. Someone tried to bring a 148oz jug of Maull's BBQ sauce thru TSA as a carry-on. (TSA wouldn't let me take a photo, sorry)

Aug 22, 2014

"You’re entering a world that fears you and often assumes the worst about you." -@justinnxt's heartaching piece medium.com/@justinnxt/und…

Aug 21, 2014

Challenge accepted RT @iamsakuma: McCaskill to the media: "I say with a smile on my face that some of you guys need to go home.” #Ferguson

Aug 21, 2014

@AllisonRockey thanks friend. we should definitely drink about it when I get home.

Aug 21, 2014

A few firsts 4 me in #Ferguson this wk. 1st tear gassing. 1st staredown w/a SWAT team & its guns. Hoping for evryone's sake the calm holds.

Aug 21, 2014

This is the longest stretch I've been in MO since college at #mizzou. It's reminded me how much I love the STL people. And provel cheese.



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