Personal Stories

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In the radio story below, we hear the story Daisy Emminger who missed much of her freshman year of high school because of a concussion.


This is What a Concussion Sounds Like - A KUOW RadioActive Radio Feature by Conor Gormally

 Conor Gormally interviews Daisy Emminger who missed much of her freshman year of high school because of a concussion.  KUOW PHOTO/Conor Gormally

Conor Gormally interviews Daisy Emminger who missed much of her freshman year of high school because of a concussion.

KUOW PHOTO/Conor Gormally

This story was published on June 20th, 2016 through KUOW 94.9 FM Seattle and created during KUOW's RadioActive Youth Media workshop. 

Conor's KUOW Radio News Feature Story, This is What a Concussion Sounds Like, won a 2017 runner-up for Sports Audio Reporting in large newsrooms at the Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest.

The Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest gives awards for Region 10 of the Society of Professional Journalists. Region 10 encompasses Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, and Alaska and awards are given to the winners and runners-up in each category and newsroom size.