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Hansi Lo Wang

Reporter, National Desk

Hansi Lo Wang is a national reporter based at NPR's New York bureau. He covers issues and events in the Northeast.

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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A Day After Inauguration Protests, Demonstrators Prepare For Women's March

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'We're Not Going To Be Silent': Protesters Prep For Women's March On Washington

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Wife Of Orlando Nightclub Shooter Arrested On Federal Charges

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Eduardo walks by the spot where he was arrested for selling cocaine when he was 17 in New York City. He was recently pardoned by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as part of a program that helps people who committed a nonviolent crime when they were 16 or 17 and have stayed conviction-free for at least 10 years. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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After Teenage Mistakes, Pardons Give Second Chances To Ex-Offenders

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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch says law enforcement officials know that many hate crimes are not reported in communities across the country. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Advocacy Groups Push For Better Tracking Of Hate Crimes

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If you see a bias-based attack at a subway station, do you know how to intervene? Activists in New York City are preparing people with tips like engaging the victim and distracting the harasser. Canadian Pacific/Flickr hide caption

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In New York, Activists Prepare Bystanders To Take Action Against Harassment

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Members Of Black Lives Matter Gear Up For Trump's Administration

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Director Martin Scorsese Gets A New York Museum Exhibit

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Anti-Trump Protesters March On In Days After Election

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Distrust Of Government Drove Many New Hampshire Voters To Trump

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New Hampshire Voters Weigh In On Trump Win

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Immigrants Temporarily Shielded Under DACA Worry About Election's Consequences

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