Rita's Take

Rita Andolsen

Rita Andolsen is the Director of Advocacy & Community Initiatives for #wkyc, working to connect with the community and identify issues and concerns the station can support to effect positive change.

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Rita Andolsen's Blog

Fighting Heroin: It takes a village

3:12 PM, Apr 19, 2013

On Thursday night we aired an hour-long documentary on the growing heroin epidemic in Northeast Ohio.

Heroin: A 'growing epidemic' in our backyard

8:36 AM, Apr 18, 2013

In Cuyahoga County alone, the number of heroin related deaths has increased 177% from 2007 to 2012.