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Elise Hu

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Seoul, but not solely
Asia Correspondent — NPR
As seen in: NPR, Texas Tribune, WBUR-FM (Boston, MA), KPCC-FM (Pasadena, CA), WNYC-FM (New York, NY), WAMU-FM (Washington, D.C.), KPBS-TV (San Diego, CA), KUT-FM (Austin, TX) and 65 more
Covers:  culture, politics, state government, technology, innovation
Doesn't Cover: finance, gadget reviews

Asia correspondent @NPRNews, mostly in Korea & Japan. @TexasTribune & #Mizzou alum. Texan. Eater. Millennial ajumma 입니다. IG @elisewho | ehu@npr.org

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Biography

Elise Hu is currently an international correspondent for NPR and serving as the network's first Seoul, South Korea bureau chief. 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...

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@mattdpearce @mathewi Also @megangarber-the-great has weighed in on how this Aziz Ansari story can serve as a moder…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/953494432061448192 
@nprAudie If you missed Party Down when it was on in 2009-or-so, I think you'd also really enjoy it. Party Down slays me on every viewing
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@meundies_ @USGS Just keep repeating "everything's fine" ... ?
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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.

Awards

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.