The Wood Word

2014-2015 Staff

Esperanza Gutierrez

Esperanza Gutierrez is a  Sophomore, Broadcast Journalism major. Esperanza is the assistant news editor for the Wood Word, is  involved with TVM as the main anchor, a DJ for Marywood's radio station 91.7 VMFM, a member of SCJ,...

Amanda Duncklee

Amanda Duncklee is a Freshman English/Secondary Education major and is the Assistant Community Editor for The Wood Word. She enjoys most people, some places, and a variety of things. Writing about people who may or may not exist...

John Ferraro

John is a sophomore Commutation Arts Digital Media major, and the Assistant Sports Editor for The Wood Word. This is his first year on the staff! He is from Dickson City, where he loves going to all the new restaurants and the...

Rachel Looker

This is Rachel's first time working for any type of school newspaper. In her free time, Rachel enjoys playing tennis, spending time with her friends and family, and watching late night talk shows. Rachel wants to be a television...

Connor Moffitt

Connor Moffitt is an Assistant Design Editor at the Wood Word and a junior at Marywood University. He is majoring in Advertising and Public Relations and has a minor in English. Connor hopes to work in the advertising industry...

Kristen Pietryka

Kristen is a sophomore Advertising and Public Relations major at Marywood University. She holds the position of Social Media Editor for The Wood Word. Kristen is an outgoing individual that will start a conversation with anyone....

Maura Olek

Maura is a junior advertising/public relations major and this is her first year with The Wood Word. She is a self-proclaimed twitter addict with a passion for pop culture and social media. She has a love for traveling and a...

Dominic Behler

Dominic Behler is a Freshman Undeclared student at Marywood University, and has just recently joined the Wood Word, working as Assistant Opinion editor. Dominic is also a part of the Marywood University Chamber Singers, an outwards...

Evan Felser

Evan is a senior , and the Sports Editor for The Wood Word for the second year in a row! He is from Washington D.C., where he loves visiting the memorials. His favorite memorial is Thomas Jefferson Memorial. He is a avid Pittsburgh...

Alex Weidner

Alex Weidner is freshman broadcast journalism major here at Marywood University. He is a photographer and the new assistant photo editor on the Wood Word. This is his first time working on any type of school newspaper. Alex spends...

Erin Murphy

Erin Murphy is a sophomore in the Advertising and Public Relations program in Marywood’s Communication Arts department. She has recently been given the position of Advertising Sales Person for The Wood Word. In addition to The...

Francelis Capellan

Francelis Capellan is a freshman at Marywood University, and is an Advertising and Public Relations major. She servers as the junior editor for the Arts and Entertainment section for the Wood Word Newspaper. When Francelis is...

Anne Zukowski

Anne is freshman, and Digital Media Broadcasting major. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, blogging, driving, music, corny jokes, and snapchatting....

Kelsey Van Horn

Kelsey Van Horn Graphic Design Major; class of 2017 The Wood Word Design Editor. Kelsey has been interested in the arts from a young age. Aside from designing, she dabbles in sketching, rock climbing, running, and hiking. She...

Patrick Kernan

Patrick Kernan is the Opinion editor at the Wood Word, and is a junior at Marywood University, where he is a double major, studying both Broadcast Journalism and English. Patrick hopes to someday write either music reviews or...

Paul Capoccia

Paul Capoccia is an English major of the class of 2016. He is Community Editor in his first year as part of the Wood Word. He has been published in the Marywood Bayleaf, in Avventura Press' zine Nepatized, and was a featured w...

Juliette Meyers

Juliette Meyers is a senior, broadcast journalism student at Marywood University. She likes to observe the world around her, and as the Arts & Entertainment editor, this position allows her to do so right on campus. In her fre...

Katlynn Whitaker

Katlynn Whitaker is a sophomore Graphic Design major and a Business minor. This is her second year doing graphics for the Wood Word. When she isn't spending her time silently criticizing font choices, she enjoys art, photography...

Vincent Schultz

Vincent Schultz is the Managing Editor of The Wood Word. Vincent joined the student run newspaper in fall 2013 as a staff writer before being promoted to Assistant A&E editor. In spring 2014 he was promoted to Opinion edi...

Satara Dickey

Satara is  junior,  Broadcast Journalism major. This year she serves as the News Editor for The Wood Word. When Satara is not at school or work she enjoy spending time with her family and friends, reading, writing, cooking, an...

Mackenzie Warren

Mackenzie is a junior, Digital Media major. This year she serves as the Web Editor for The Wood Word. When she is not at school or working, she is usually enjoying  Netflix, sleep, and hanging out. She thoroughly enjoys  shopping,...

Lindsey Matylewicz

Lindsey Matylewicz is the advertising manager here at The Wood Word. She’s a go-getter who isn’t afraid to try everything at least once, except skydiving. She’s afraid of heights. And spiders, but that’s another story for anoth...

Brigid Edmunds

Brigid is a junior, Journalism/ Digital Media  major, and is the Multimedia Editor for The Wood Word. She has been on staff since her freshman year and is excited to take on this new role in the realm of visual journalism. She ha...

Sarah E. Cruz

Sarah is serving her second year as Copy Editor having previously held the positions of News Section staff writer, Assistant News Editor, and News Editor. She has been an avid news reader and watcher since she was a little girl...

Autumn Granza

Autumn is the Editor-in-Chief for The Wood Word. She has a passion for photography and hopes to one day mold her love for journalism and photography into one and become a photojournalist who travels the world, visually docum...