Huo Jingnan (she/her) is an assistant producer on NPR's investigations team. She helps with reporting, research, and production both on the team and in the network. 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 a George Foster Peabody award.
She has also analyzed air monitoring data to see if lockdowns under the coronavirus pandemic made the air cleaner, and investigated why face mask guidelines differ between countries.
Huo has a master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.
Recent research shows how generative AI could make effective and cost efficient propaganda. It's difficult to detect AI-generated text, raising concerns about the 2024 election.
On March 13, President Trump promised to mobilize private and public resources to respond to the coronavirus. NPR followed up on each promise and found little action had been taken.
Dr. Li Wenliang, an ophthalmologist working in Wuhan, died Friday, weeks after he sought to warn his colleagues of the outbreak and then became infected himself.