Link: Degrassi writer launches new teen mystery series Open Heart

From Melissa Hank of

Slight, smiling and sandy haired, Ramona Barckert is almost indistinguishable from the actors who star on her new teen series for YTV, Open Heart. Her words flow as freely as soda pop, and her laugh is just as bubby.

The creator and executive producer says it’s simple to understand today’s tech-savvy teens if you can just remember your own youth, and it’s easy to believe her. After all, she earned an Emmy nomination and Canadian Screen Award for her writing on teen TV staple Degrassi. Continue reading.