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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Feb 21, 2017

.@TexasMonthly boss: I gave CJR "wrong impression" Cant imgn how sayin "Texans dont care abt politics" might do that 

Feb 21, 2017

RT @digiphile: In 2016: 19.8% Americans voted for Clinton 19.5% for Trump 2.2% for other 29.9% didn't vote 28.6% ineligible…

Feb 21, 2017

@jberthume I still don't understand why it's a thing

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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.