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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 56 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. facebook.com/elisehunpr

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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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@elisewho — 27,648 followers, 25,991 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

A great piece about "deterrence malpractice" in the form of hollow threats; mistaking power and influence & more  https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/09/deterrence-malpractice/538779/ 

Sep 22, 2017

RT @JohnDelury: A) You threatened to kill all his people yesterday B) He calls you a madman too- obviously you're both wrong, C) No…

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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.