Emily Corio

Emily Hughes Corio is a teaching assistant professor at the WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism. Prior to joining WVU in 2011, Corio was assistant news director for West Virginia Public Broadcasting. Her work has aired on NPR’s “All Things Considered” and “Morning Edition.” She recently earned the Broadcast Education Association’s “Best of Festival” award in the faculty audio competition.

by Emily Corio

We were nearly halfway into the Women’s Hackathon on Wearables, and one of my team members blurted out: “Our idea isn’t going to work.” I was mentoring a team of six women at the hackathon, and we’d been working under a tight deadline that started at 8 o’clock that morning. We settled on a problem […] more »

by Emily Corio

This post is co-authored by Maryanne Reed. On the morning of January 9, 2014, the air around Charleston, W.Va., smelled different, unnatural, but not entirely unfamiliar. It was around 8:15 a.m. when residents first reached state environmental and health officials to complain about the odor. They described it as smelling like licorice. By late morning, […] more »