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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A House's Flood History Can Be Hard To Find

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Corey Boyer, a real estate investor, inspects the kitchen of a house flooded after Hurricane Harvey in Humble, Texas. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Real Estate Investors Rush To Buy Houston Homes Damaged By Flooding

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News Brief: Trump's Asia Trip, New York City Marathon

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New York City Prepares For Massive Marathon In Wake Of Terror Attack

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News Brief: New York Attacker Charged, Trump Calls For Immigration Changes

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News Brief: New York Terror Attack, GOP Tax Plan, NPR Executive Faces Harassment Allegations

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Food Safety After Flooding

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Water spinach is the main source of income for most Cambodian-American families in Rosharon, Texas. But Vuth Yin says rebuilding his home after flooding from Hurricane Harvey has kept him from farming. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Water Spinach Farmers Struggle To Recover After Hurricane Harvey

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross appears before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to discuss preparing for the 2020 Census. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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'Many Challenges' Ahead For 2020 Census, Commerce Secretary Says

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As 2020 Census Approaches, Worries Rise Of A Political Crisis After The Count

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Eric Arjon practices on a circuit board at Lone Star College's new construction trades center in Houston. He is training to become a heating, ventilation and air conditioning technician. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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After Hurricane, Texas School Tries To Meet Demand For Construction Workers

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Copies of the 2010 Census forms are on display in Phoenix. The U.S. Census Bureau is no longer considering removing a question on sexual orientation from a marketing survey for the 2020 Census. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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