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Elise Hu

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 54 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. http://NPR.org/elisetries

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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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Jul 21, 2017

@AkikoFujita let's make sure we make a date to run our lemonade stand before the summer's out

Jul 21, 2017

@wohinjetzt you have solved a mystery for me. THANKS!

Jul 21, 2017

RT @astridoverthere: I have seen at least 20 people say the first reporter to do this would be lauded. Her name is Ksenija Pavlovic. Giv…

Jul 21, 2017

This is a boring list. Stick with the original one (or any summer to-do list that includes "go ape")  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/17/opinion/summer-bucket-list-.html 

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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.

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Why did you become a journalist?

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.