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Elise Hu

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 73 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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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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Korean network MBC reporting that the negotiation for the release of three Americans held in NK is "practically a sealed deal," timing of release still in talks (link in Korean)  http://imnews.imbc.com/replay/2018/nwdesk/article/4557395_22663.html?menuid=nwdesk 
RT @annafifield: An extremely powerful thread on the explosion of hate in America by someone who’s experiencing it directly now, som… https://t.co/jHPsVaNwuv
whenever there’s a fork in the road between the decent option and the cruel choice they seem to go with the latter  https://twitter.com/mattzap/status/974827189295374336 
Just go ahead and assume that any time you see me laughing or smiling I am actually dying inside
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Because I'm a junkie for new experiences.


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.