Elise Hu is a contributing co-host to Tech News Today. She is also a reporter who covers technology and culture for NPR's on-air and online platforms. Previously, she was a founding journalist at the non-profit digital news startup, The Texas Tribune and a television reporter at stations across Texas, South Carolina and Missouri. An honors graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia's School of Journalism, Elise's work has earned a National Edward R. Murrow, several beat reporting awards and The Austin Chronicle once dubiously named her the "Best TV Reporter Who Can Write." Outside of work, she's an adviser to the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and an adjunct professor for Georgetown University and Northwestern University.