Elise Hu Biography

Elise Hu an American broadcast journalist known for reporting for NPR’s on-air and online platforms. She is also an international correspondent for NPR; as of August 2017, she is serving as the network’s first Seoul, South Korea, bureau chief.

Elise Hu Age

Hu exact date of birth and age is not yet known to the public. Nevertheless, we are keeping tabs and will update you once this information is available.

Elise Hu NPR and Journalist

Hu began her career at NPR in 2011 and opened the South Korea/Japan bureau in early 2015. Working there she has hosted a video series called “Elise Tries.” Previously, she was a founding journalist at the digital news startup, the Texas Tribune and television reporter for KVUE-TV and WYFF-TV, among other stations.

She got to be honored for her reporting with a National Edward R. Murrow Award for Video, a Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism, beat reporting awards from the Texas Associated Press and the Austin Chronicle twice named her “Best of Austin” for reporting and social media work.

She is also a guest co-anchor on Tech News Today on TWIT, an adjunct instructor for Georgetown University and an adviser and blogger for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. On August 1, 2018, NPR announced that she will be leaving their bureau in Seoul to work at NPR West and Anthony Kuhn would become NPR’s Seoul correspondent.

Elise Hu Salary

Hu earns an estimated annual range of $117,647 – $148,652.

Elise Hu Net Worth

Hu estimated net worth is under review

Elise Hu Height and Weight

Hu stands tall at an average height and has a moderate weight.

Elise Hu Education

Hu was joined and later graduated from Plano Senior High School in Plano, Texas. While in high school, she along with her friends were paid $100 each to appear in national 7-Up advertisements, after which agents scouted her to work as a model for a few years into college.

She also interned at WFAA-TV in Dallas before graduating with a bachelor’s in broadcast journalism from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. She has taught digital journalism at Northwestern University and Georgetown University’s journalism schools.

Elise Hu Family

Hu was born to Chinese-American immigrants parents and was raised up in suburban Missouri and Texas. More information about her family is not yet known to the public. Nevertheless, we are keeping tabs and will update you once this information is available.

Elise Hu Married

Hu is a married to Matt Stiles, the duo resides on the 35th floor of one of the scores of high-rises in Seoul, with their children.

Elise Hu Children

Hu with her husband has daughters, Eva, Isa, and Luna. Much details about her children are not known to the public.


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