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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. 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.

Why did you become a journalist?

Because I'm a junkie for new experiences.

Doppelnamers: When Your Digital Identity Is Also Someone Else's

npr.org — Finding your email double or Twitter twin is easier than ever, with search engines and social media reminding us how un-special our names really are. It's made for a few fun mix-ups for Texas-based videographer Justin Dehn, who befriended another videographer named Justin Dehn, who's based in Minneapolis.

Doppelnamers: When Your Digital Identity Is Also Someone Else's

wnyc.org — " When you share a name with many other people, you end up sharing, effectively, a history and reputation with them. - Judith Donath, researcher at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society Finding your email double or Twitter twin is easier than ever, with search engines and social media reminding us how un-special our names really are.

Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive

kcur.org — Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Transcript DAVID GREENE, HOST: Apple CEO Tim Cook is the most powerful gay executive in the world now that he's publicly acknowledging his sexuality. Cook wrote a first-person essay for Bloomberg Businessweek where he addresses something he says many people have already known.

Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive

kuow.org — Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive

npr.org — In an essay for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook comes out by saying he's proud to be gay and his silence was a matter of personal privacy. Two other publicly traded U.S. companies have publicly gay CEOs.

Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive

wabe.org — Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive

wnyc.org — In an essay for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook comes out by saying he's proud to be gay and his silence was a matter of personal privacy. Two other publicly traded U.S. companies have publicly gay CEOs.

Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive

wvpublic.org — Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive

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Hangout Testing with Kat

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Oct 31, 2014

@game46312 I am excited they got to the end of the alphabet because I'm pretty sick of those letter-themed generation names.

Oct 31, 2014

My little brother was stunned I didn't own one of those hugeass butcher knives. "But you're CHINESE," he said, aghast.

Oct 31, 2014

Many of the Gen Z kids I've interviewed lately have hyphenated last names, which makes me feel better about making Eva a Hu-Stiles

Oct 31, 2014

(Working on a profile on @SmithMegan for a piece that will air next week.)

Oct 31, 2014

US CTO @smithmegan's advice for success: "You should focus on what you're passionate about. Bc you'll bring your talent AND your heart."

Oct 31, 2014

From @morningedition -Doppelnamers! When your digital ID is also someone else's, feat @therealsager @jdehn @judithd npr.org/blogs/alltechc…



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