Korsha Wilson

Korsha Wilson is a New York City-based food writer who covers food, restaurants, media, and culture for such publications as The New York Times, Eater, Saveur, and The New Yorker. She founded and hosts the weekly podcast A Hungry Society on the Heritage Radio Network which showcases diverse voices in the food world.

Experience

Korsha Wilson worked a variety of jobs in food production and hospitality after leaving journalism school to pursue her passion for food, writing, and restaurants. She was a front-of-the-house manager at Boston restaurants Clio and Coppa. Korsha spent a year and a half as a mozzarella cheesemaker at Fiore di Nonno in New England. She drew on her hospitality and culinary experience during a brief tenure as content marketing and social media manager for the restaurant hiring app Clothbound, where she also wrote about Boston's restaurant industry for the online magazine The Industry Press.

Korsha's interest in telling stories that explore how we eat and what it reveals about our society is central to her writing and her podcast, which she founded in 2017. She has spoken on the topic of food media and diversity at national conferences and has been featured on such podcasts as Carbface for Radio and Racist Sandwich, as well as Al Jazeera's The Stream and PBS's Story in the Public Square. In 2021, Korsha began a limited podcast series Boundless Horizon, which delves into the legacy of Black food in America.

Education

Korsha attended The Culinary Institute of America where she graduated with an associate of culinary arts degree. She studied print journalism at Emerson College.

About Food & Wine

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