The Tack Online

2019-2020 Staff

Ella Wiebusch


Hello! My name is Ella Wiebusch, and I am one of the Editors-in-Chief for The Tack. I am a senior at Buena Vista University, majoring in Digital Media with an emphasis in Design.  This will be my fourth year working with The...

Olivia Wieseler

Senior Editor

Hey everyone! I’m Olivia, and I major in Digital Media with a minor in English and Political Journalism. I’m Senior Editor of The Tack, which means my role is to guide new writers in their journalistic writing, as well a...

Guy Tannenbaum

Assistant to the Editors-in-Chief

I’m Guy Tannenbaum, a senior Digital Media major from Las Vegas, NV. I currently serve as the News Director at BVTV and KBVU, President of the Society for Collegiate Journalists BVU Chapter, and am working closely this year...

Dalton Machholz

Copy Editor

I'm Dalton Machholz! I'm currently a Junior at Buena Vista University. I study History as well as English with plans to study abroad in the Spring of 2020. I serve as an Academic Assistant as well as a Peer Leader in the School of Fin...

Autumn McClain

News Editor

Hello! My name is Autumn McClain and I am the News Editor of The Tack! I am a sophomore double majoring in Graphic Design & Digital Media from Sioux City, IA.  In addition to writing for The Tack, I am the social media coordinator...

Tanner Frost

Sports Editor

Hello there! My name is Tanner Frost, and I’m a Junior from Boone, Iowa. I’m a Digital Media major with a minor in Theater, and will be acting as the Tack's sports editor for the second year running!  I’m also acting as a...

Tyler Brunner

Assistant Sports Editor

What’s up! I am Tyler Brunner, from the small town of Arcadia, Iowa, and I am a senior Digital Media major! Currently, I am the podcast director at KBVU 97.5 The Edge, Digital Content Director at BVTV, and Assistant Sports Edito...

Hannah Kramer

Arts and Life Editor

Hello everyone, I’m Hannah Kramer and this year I am the Arts & Life Editor! I’m from West Des Moines and I came to BV to pursue a teaching degree. Currently, I am a sophomore Art Education Major. Some of my hobbies a...

Isabel Haas

Opinion Editor

Hey y’all! My name is Isabel, and I am a senior Digital Media major from Dallas, Texas. Along with being the Opinion Editor for The Tack Online, I am an RA in Constitution, President of SAB, and a Coordinator for BV Buddies. ...

Lena Gripp

Assistant Opinion Editor

Hey guys!  My name is Lena, and I’m the Assistant Opinion Editor for the Tack this year!  I grew up on a farm near Webster City, Iowa, and I’m a senior, Digital Media major here at BVU.  I’m also the Vice President of Marke...

Allie Hartman

Sports Photographer

Hey Guys! My name is Allie, I'm from Storm Lake, IA, and I am the Sports Photographer for The Tack and an occasional writer! I am a Senior Strategic Public Relations Major with a tract in Event Planning and Sports Communication....

Emily Brewer

Assistant Visual Editor

Hey guys! My name is Emily Brewer, and I am the Assistant Visual Editor of The Tack. I am a senior, Graphic Design major with minors in Studio Art and Animation. Here on campus, I am also President of Art and Design Club, Sec...

Austin West

Contributing Writer

Allyssa Ertz

Staff Writer

I'm Allyssa, & I'm one of the Editors-in-Chief of The Tack! As a senior, I am pursuing a major in Digital Media with tracks in Communication and Graphic Design.  As well as being a member of The Tack, I am also the secret...

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