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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@elisewho — 23,299 followers, 23,920 tweets

Mar 23, 2017

@fischlerCQ he's THE ULTIMATE! Otherwise I wouldnt have bought this golf course

Mar 23, 2017

Many mouths agape about the "I'm POTUS and you arent" quote but I still think Trump's thoughts on God were most WUT? 

Mar 23, 2017

Me: Tell me a Dad joke @BlakeRocap: No, they are spontaneous Me, to self: This sounds exactly like my actual dad

Mar 23, 2017

@eyeseast @knowtheory One thing under my skin: Organizing threads by time (ie Day 61 of the Trump presidency) is easy but also the problem

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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.