About Us

Creative Production Team for the documentary, “The Rise and Fall of the YWCA of Summit County”

mainusWriter/Producer Kathleen L. Endres is distinguished professor of Communication at The University of Akron.

Host/Narrator Heather Burns is the morning drive host on 91.3 The Summit. Last year, she was voted the best DJ by the readers of Akron Life and Leisure Magazine.

Editor Matt Rafferty has won Emmys, the IRE Medal and the Alfred I.Dupont/Columbia University Award for broadcast journalism for his work at WJW-TV in Cleveland. In 2004, he was named the National Press Photographers’ “Cutting Edge Editor of the Year.”

Composer/arranger Mark Alan Schulz is a classically trained multi-instrumentalist. He owns Great Tunes Multimedia, a local recording studio that specializes in audio for video. He has composed for other televised documentaries and films.

Videographer Georges Yazbek is a senior production major in the School of Communication at The University of Akron. He works for both WZIP and ZTV.

Assistant Editor Donna Wolfe just graduated from The University of Akron. She’ll be opening her own media production company — North Star Productions — in the fall.

You may contact any or all these individuals by e-mailing them at ywca@uakron.edu.

Website designed by Jon Endres.
If you have any problems with this website, contact ywca@uakron.edu.