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Washington, DC
Tech and Culture Reporter — NPR
Covers:  culture, politics, state government, technology, innovation
Doesn't Cover: finance, gadget reviews

Wanderlusty reporter @NPRNews, covering tech+culture. @TexasTribune & #Mizzou alum. Texan. Eater. Y2K specialist. 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.

Why did you become a journalist?

Because I'm a junkie for new experiences.

Just Plane Sad: A Show of Support for SkyMall

ww2.kqed.org — Whether it was the $85,000 personal submarine craft, the telepathic obstacle course or the yeti yard ornaments we could never quite afford, in-flight catalog SkyMall - and the kitschy items sold inside its pages - are going to be hard to forget.

Just Plane Sad: A Show Of Support For SkyMall

wabe.org — Whether it was the $85,000 personal submarine craft, the telepathic obstacle course or the yeti yard ornaments we could never quite afford, in-flight catalog SkyMall - and the kitschy items sold inside its pages - is going to be hard to forget.

Just Plane Sad: A Show Of Support For SkyMall

kuow.org — Whether it was the $85,000 personal submarine craft, the telepathic obstacle course or the yeti yard ornaments we could never quite afford, in-flight catalog SkyMall - and the kitschy items sold inside its pages - is going to be hard to forget.

Just Plane Sad: A Show Of Support For SkyMall

kcur.org — Whether it was the $85,000 personal submarine craft, the telepathic obstacle course or the yeti yard ornaments we could never quite afford, in-flight catalog SkyMall - and the kitschy items sold inside its pages - is going to be hard to forget.

Just Plane Sad: A Show Of Support For SkyMall

wvpublic.org — Whether it was the $85,000 personal submarine craft, the telepathic obstacle course or the yeti yard ornaments we could never quite afford, in-flight catalog SkyMall - and the kitschy items sold inside its pages - is going to be hard to forget.

Just Plane Sad: A Show Of Support For SkyMall

wlrn.org — Whether it was the $85,000 personal submarine craft, the telepathic obstacle course or the yeti yard ornaments we could never quite afford, in-flight catalog SkyMall - and the kitschy items sold inside its pages - is going to be hard to forget.

Just Plane Sad: A Show Of Support For SkyMall

wnyc.org — Whether it was the $85,000 personal submarine craft, the telepathic obstacle course or the yeti yard ornaments we could never quite afford, in-flight catalog SkyMall - and the kitschy items sold inside its pages - is going to be hard to forget.

Just Plane Sad: A Show Of Support For SkyMall

wnyc.org — Whether it was the $85,000 personal submarine craft, the telepathic obstacle course or the yeti yard ornaments we could never quite afford, in-flight catalog SkyMall - and the kitschy items sold inside its pages - is going to be hard to forget.

Just Plane Sad: A Show Of Support For SkyMall

npr.org — Whether it was the $85,000 personal submarine craft, the telepathic obstacle course or the yeti yard ornaments we could never quite afford, in-flight catalog SkyMall - and the kitschy items sold inside its pages - is going to be hard to forget.

Goodbye, garden yeti: In-flight catalog SkyMall files for bankruptcy

scpr.org — SkyMall, the reliable in-flight catalog that always reliably greets you in the seatback pocket, is falling victim to technological innovation. The company behind the catalog that sold you your own lawn garden yeti, or a hot dog bun toaster, or a special ramp for your aging pet has filed for bankruptcy.
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Jan 29, 2015

“Man, I wish I had a brother to buy elections with.” -@theonion 'man on street' reax to the Koch's $889m on 2016 theonion.com/articles/koch-…

Jan 29, 2015

@ehcau Not clear because we're still waiting on the business license/visas.

Jan 29, 2015

Vote of confidence: my Korean dry cleaning lady says she thinks I can learn to speak Korean in two years.

Jan 28, 2015

Reminder @TheAmericansFX returns in 15 mins. If you're not watching, it's the best show on TV "by a fair amount" vox.com/2015/1/28/7923…

Jan 28, 2015

Sigh RT @Gizmodo: Comcast changed customer's name to "Asshole Brown" but is totally sorry: gizmo.do/BHHzwOw pic.twitter.com/rlNvbzrJYa

Jan 28, 2015

@jenleereeves @stiles It can't begin until we find a name for the Asia tumblr, so I hope you help brainstorm... :)

Jan 28, 2015

These names for the Asia tumblr are already going to get rejected http://t.co/xBYaMK9ejb



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