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Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Elise Hu: From KVUE to VICE News

Former Texas TV reporter Elise Hu has moved on to such career heights as NPR, Ted talk and VICE News

Elise Hu has really had a great career from her roots in Texas television. Check out the embedded video below, Hu is now a reporter for VICE News.

She is also hosting the TED talk podcast.

NPR listeners will recognize Hu's voice from her various roles with the network since 2011.

Before radio, Hu worked for the Texas Tribune.

The last stop of her local career TV was KVUE as a political reporter. While in Austin, Hu won Best TV Reporter Who Can Write honors from the Austin Chronicle.

Prior to covering the Texas legislature, Hu worked as a reporter for WYFF Spartanburg, SC and KWTX 10 Waco-Temple-Killeen.

Hu is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia's School of Journalism where she worked at KOMU as a weekend anchor/reporter. While in school, she interned for the Taipei Times in Taiwan and WFAA 8 Dallas.

Through her career, the Plano Senior High School grad has earned a DuPont-Columbia award and a Gracie Award from the Alliance for Women in Media, a Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism, a National Edward R. Murrow award for best online video, and beat reporting awards from the Texas Associated Press.

Hu's husband, Matt Stiles, now works for the Los Angeles Times. He previously worked for the Wall Street Journal, NPR, Texas Tribune, the Houston Chronicle and the Dallas Morning News.

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