Emilia Maia


Emilia Maia is a reporter for The Click. Her interests centered on writing about the journey and lives of immigrants coming to the United States, their contributions to their communities, and giving them a voice to foster more open, cohesive, and inclusive communities. She also wants to write about the applicability of business frameworks to accelerate the performance of non-profits. She teaches communication at Wharton Business School.



May 11, 2024

Kelly Jennings, A Life of Improv

Kelly Jennings, Educational Director at the Philadelphia Improv Theater (PIT), hopes to make improv more attractive to Philadelphia's diverse population. Right after finishing college, she joined CommedySportz, where she performed for over 30 years. The Click interviewed Kelly Jennings via Zoom on a Friday afternoon in March to learn about her career, her vision for PIT, and her dedication to growing her business as a corporate coach.

February 22, 2024

Philadelphia Leaders Divided on Kensington Tranq Crisis Response

In Kensington, Philadelphia, a dire scene unfolds with "Tranq" overdoses. Mayor and City Council clash over solutions. Councilwoman Lozada proposes community-driven recovery plan amidst uncertainty.

October 19, 2023

City Council Member At-Large Jim Harrity is Worried About the Opioid Crisis

Jim Harrity, a Philadelphia City Councilmember up for reelection this November, believes the opioid crisis is a critical conflict for the city's future, but he also has a solution for combatting it.

June 30, 2023

Pride Month Celebration Interview with Steph Cordero

(PHILADELPHIA) – Despite all that has been accomplished since the Stonewall Riots of June 1969 — which propelled the gay rights […]

Two happy men posing for a picture with a scruffy schnauzer.

June 28, 2023

Pride Month Celebration Interview with Paul Phelan

(PHILADELPHIA) – Paul Phelan, head of commercial affairs at STEM healthcare, met his partner, Maitiú, in a “very unromantically way, […]