Asia correspondent @NPRNews, mostly in Korea & Japan. @TexasTribune & #Mizzou alum. Texan. Eater. Y2K specialist. Stories live at

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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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Apr 30, 2017

"this is not my fault," says guy who did a few years in prison for tax evasion #fyrefail 

Apr 29, 2017

What a coincidence, I just queued up this book to read: The Dictator's Learning Curve by @WilliamJDobson

Apr 29, 2017

"We are not fake news. We are not failing news organizations. And we are not the enemy of the American people." -@jeffmason1 at #WHCD2017

Apr 29, 2017

RT @BruceKlingner: @elisewho We've all thought it, but only @Joshua_Pollack puts it into words. Kudos

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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.