Hansi Lo Wang Hansi Lo Wang is a national correspondent based at NPR's New York Bureau.
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Hansi Lo Wang

Correspondent, National Desk

Hansi Lo Wang is a national correspondent based at NPR's New York bureau. He covers the changing demographics of the U.S. and breaking news in the Northeast for NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, hourly newscasts, and NPR.org.

In 2016, his reporting after the church shooting in Charleston, S.C., won a Salute to Excellence National Media Award from the National Association of Black Journalists. He was also part of NPR's award-winning coverage of Pope Francis' tour of the U.S. His profile of a white member of a Boston Chinatown gang won a National Journalism Award from the Asian American Journalists Association in 2014.

Since joining NPR in 2010 as a Kroc Fellow, he's contributed to NPR's breaking news coverage of the Orlando nightclub shooting, protests in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray, and the trial of George Zimmerman in Florida.

Wang previously reported on race, ethnicity, and culture for NPR's Code Switch team. He has also reported for Seattle public radio station KUOW and worked behind the scenes of NPR's Weekend Edition as a production assistant.

A Philadelphia native, Wang speaks both Mandarin and Cantonese dialects of Chinese. As a student at Swarthmore College, he hosted, produced, and reported for a weekly podcast on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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The Charlottesville, Virginia site where Heather Heyer was killed during a white nationalist rally last weekend. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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For Black Activists, Charlottesville Is Part Of A Long History Of Racial Strife

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Protesters gather outside the Massachusetts State House in Boston for a July 28 demonstration against a bill that would require state agencies to collected detailed data on Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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'Racist Bill'? Chinese Immigrants Protest Effort To Collect More Asian-American Data

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Derrick Johnson Named NAACP's Interim Leader

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A Century After Its Founding, NAACP Strives To Stay Relevant

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Mike Bento (center), an organizer with NYC Shut It Down, leads a march in honor of a black transgender person who was recently killed in New York City. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Amid 'Devastating' Progress Nationally, Black Lives Matter Engages Local Causes

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Wife Of GOP Baseball Practice Shooter Speaks Out

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Congressional Baseball Practice Shooting Puts Spotlight On Political Divide

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Neighbors Describe The Man Who Opened Fire At A Baseball Practice

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Morning News Brief: Russia Investigation Widens; Neighbors Discuss Baseball Shooter

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