Huo Jingnan Huo Jingnan is an assistant producer on NPR's investigations team.
Jingnan Huo at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., March 19, 2019. (photo by Allison Shelley)
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Huo Jingnan

Assistant Producer, Investigations

Huo Jingnan (she/her) is an assistant producer on NPR's investigations team.

She works with journalists in the network and in member stations to produce original, in-depth reporting. She looked into how many homes sold by the Department of Housing and Urban Development are in flood zones and investigated why face mask guidelines differ between countries.

She was the primary data reporter on Coal's Deadly Dust, a project investigating black lung disease's resurgence. The project won an Edward Murrow Award and NASEM Communications award, and was nominated for an Emmy Award and a George Foster Peabody award.

Huo has a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University in
Evanston, Illinois and a bachelor's degree in law from Southwest University of
Political Science and Law in Chongqing, China.

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A demonstrator wears a badge for the extremist group the Oath Keepers on a protective vest during a protest outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., the day before the Capitol siege. Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Active-duty police in major U.S. cities appear on purported Oath Keepers rosters

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Homes that were sold by the Department of Housing and Urban Development between January 2017 and August 2020 are in federally designated flood zones at almost 75 times the rate of all homes sold nationwide in that period. New Jersey is one hot spot. Here, flooding from Tropical Storm Henri in Helmetta, N.J., this August. Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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The Federal Government Sells Flood-Prone Homes To Often Unsuspecting Buyers, NPR Finds

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Hospitals Serving The Poor Struggled During COVID. Wealthy Hospitals Made Millions

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Before the flood, Aaron Trigg says, there were baseball games and kids playing on the playground near his house in Rainelle. After the flood, that changed. "Now, it was just silence," he remembers. "It affected the spirit of the town." Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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A Looming Disaster: New Data Reveal Where Flood Damage Is An Existential Threat

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A man holds up his hands as he is taken into custody after a fatal shooting in Denver on Oct. 10. The shooting came at the end of a day of competing rallies by far-right and far-left demonstrators. Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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This Nov. 13, 2013 file photo shows the main gate of Camp Pendleton Marine Base in Southern California. Eight service members are presumed dead after their amphibious vehicle sank Thursday. Lenny Ignelzi/AP hide caption

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Palm Beach County Fire Rescue check out the ocean as waves crash ashore from Tropical Storm Isaias as it passes through the area on August 2, 2020 in Juno Beach, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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A face mask covers the mouth and nose of one of the iconic lion statues in front of the New York Public Library Main Branch on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in New York, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Ted Shaffrey/AP hide caption

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Widespread Use Of Face Masks Could Save Tens Of Thousands Of Lives, Models Project

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Traffic Is Way Down Because Of Lockdown, But Air Pollution? Not So Much

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Lawmakers are asking the Treasury Department and the IRS how many deceased people have received a coronavirus relief check from the government — and what the solution is. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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In New York Nursing Homes, Death Comes To Facilities With More People Of Color

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A Month After Emergency Declaration, Trump's Promises Largely Unfulfilled

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A do-it-yourself mask culture is springing up in the Czech Republic. This woman was photographed on the Charles Bridge in Prague on March 28. Michal Cizek/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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