The Wood Word

2015-2016 Staff

Satara Dickey

Satara is a senior, broadcast journalism major. This year she serves as the Editor-in-Chief for The Wood Word. Satara hopes to write for a magazine, newspaper, or website like Buzzfeed after graduation. When Satara is not at school...

Patrick Kernan

Patrick Kernan is a senior broadcast journalism and English double major, and is the managing editor of the Wood Word. Patrick has an interest in both music and politics, and hopes to do commentary on one or perhaps both at a...

Brigid Edmunds

Brigid is a senior Journalism major and digital media minor. She currently serves as the News Editor for The Wood Word. She has been on staff since her freshman year and is excited to end her college career doing what she loves-news....

Jessica Bonacci

Jessica Bonacci is a freshman digital media major. She is the opinion editor for the Wood Word. Jess is also a DJ for VMFM, a member of the PRSSA/AAF and a part of the Bayleaf staff. When she's not on campus, Jess enjoys singing,...

Amanda Duncklee

Amanda Duncklee is a sophomore English and Broadcast Journalism major and is the Community Editor for The Wood Word. She enjoys most people, some places, and a variety of things as well as reading, writing, and taking pictures. Fo...

McKensie Curnow

McKensie Curnow is a junior at Marywood University majoring in Advertising and Public Relations. She is the Campus Correspondent for Her Campus Marywood, which she co-founded in April 2015. McKensie also serves as a news anchor...

John Ferraro

John Ferraro is a junior Digital Media major and the Sports Editor for the Wood Word. John is currently in his second semester with the Wood Word. He hopes to become a sports broadcaster. He enjoys watching and participating in...

Rachel Looker

Rachel is a sophomore Digital Media and Broadcasting student at Marywood University. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis and watching late night talk shows. Rachel hopes to be a television producer or writer and would...

Paul Capoccia

Paul Capoccia is an English major of the class of 2016, and he is a graduate student in Marywood's M.B.A. program of General Management with an expected graduation in 2018. He was Opinion Editor for the fall semester of 2015 before...

Esperanza Gutierrez

Esperanza Gutierrez is a junior, Broadcast Journalism major at Marywood University. Esperanza is currently the Promotions Director for the 91.7 VMFM radio station, a member the news package team for the TVM station, the Assistant...

Sophie Pauline

Sophie Pauline is a senior Advertising and Public Relations major at Marywood University, and is the Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor for The Wood Word. She is active in many aspects of service learning both on and off...

Kelsey Van Horn

Kelsey Van Horn is a junior graphic design major, and she holds the Design Editor position at The Wood Word. She is currently interested in publication and web design and is hoping those areas of interest get incorporated into...

Connor Moffitt

Connor Moffitt is an Assistant Design Editor at the Wood Word and a senior at Marywood University. He is majoring in Advertising and Public Relations and serves as the Vice President of Marywood's chapters of PRSSA and AAF. Connor...

Katlynn Whitaker

Katlynn Whitaker is a junior Graphic Design major and an Advertising minor, and this is her third year working on the Wood Word. Besides design and photography, she enjoys writing, coffee, origami, and watching Mad Men on Netflix....

Anne Zukowski

Anne Zukowski is a sophomore Communication Arts majoring in Broadcasting Production/Digital Media and minoring in Business and in Journalism at Marywood University.  She's on the TV-Marywood Package Team, a DJ for Marywood's...

Alex Weidner

Alex is a sophomore broadcast journalism major. He started on the Wood Word last fall as a photographer, and has inherited the position of multimedia editor. Alex enjoys long walks on the beach and rainy nights.

Jonah Kramer

Jonah Kramer is the Assistant Multimedia Editor for The Wood Word. He is a Digital Media Major, currently in his sophomore year. He enjoys playing music, graphic design, and swimming.

Maura Olek

Maura Olek is a senior advertising public relations major. This year she serves as the social media manager for The Wood Word. She hopes to someday either work in public relations or social media for a website like Buzzfeed. Maura...

Kristen Pietryka

Kristen Pietryka is a junior Advertising and Public Relations major with a minor in Business. She holds the position of Social Media Editor at The Wood Word. Kristen hopes to work in the public relations, advertising, marketing,...

Lindsey Matylewicz

Lindsey Matylewicz is a senior advertising and public relations major and the advertising manager of The Wood Word. While she loves hiking and kayaking, she also can enjoy a serious Netflix binge-watching marathon.

Francelis Capellan

Francelis Capellan is an advertising and public relations major. This is her second year on the Wood Word and now she is the Fundraising Manager. I also do Pinning with Francelis....

Stephanie Leone

Steph Leone is a sophomore Digital Media major. When she is not working on the wood word, she dances for the Marywood Dance Team, is a member of the service sorority Zeta Phi Delta, and is a disc jockey for 91.7 vmfm.

Kyle Clouse

Kyle Clouse is a junior at Marywood University where he is majoring in Digital Media, and minoring in Multimedia and Journalism. He is also the Program Director of 91.7 VMFM, a photographer for both the Wood Word and the COMMunity,...

Brigid Sabine

Brigid Sabine is a sophomore and graphic design major. She is a photographer for the Wood Word. In her spare time she enjoys making artwork, reading, hiking and being outdoors, and spending time with friends.