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Jake Stump

Jake Stump

A senior writer for University Relations since 2011, Jake strives for storytelling perfection. In a former life, he was a newspaper reporter, and he holds a master's degree in sociology. Coffee, pro wrestling and Slayer soothe him.

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Diana Mazzella

Diana Mazzella

Editor of the WVU Magazine as of summer 2015, Diana's been on staff for five years. She's always searching for the stories behind life's great mysteries. When not writing, she nerds out to​ Radiolab podcasts and then watches Avengers cartoons in preparation for one day donning the mantle of Ms. Marvel.

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April Johnston

April Johnston is a professor at WVU’s Reed College of Media, the co-founder of nebbypittsburgh.com, and a category finalist for the 2015 Eric Hoffer Book Award. Her daily challenge is to finish her work just before her toddler launches herself off the coffee table.

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Tony Dobies

Tony Dobies

As the social media strategist at West Virginia University, Tony is almost always tweeting and instagramming away. When he's not, he's probably watching sports or TV, playing soccer or video games or out for a jog. But, yea, let's be honest, he's probably just tweeting or instagramming instead.

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