The Student News Site of Buena Vista University

The Tack Online

The Student News Site of Buena Vista University

The Tack Online

The Student News Site of Buena Vista University

The Tack Online

2019-2020 Staff

Ella Wiebusch
Editor in Chief

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

Olivia Wieseler

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 Editor in Chief

Guy Tannenbaum

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...

Autumn McClain
Co-Editor in Chief

Autumn McClain

Hello! My name is Autumn McClain and I am co-Editor in Chief at The Tack Online. I'm a junior at BVU majoring in Multi-Cultural Media Studies with an interest in global scale journalism. I will be interning with The Storm Lake...

Austin West
Contributing Writer

Austin West

I'm Austin West, a senior Digital Media major from Walker, IA. Creating content for not just the Tack but for KBVU and BVTV has been a large part of my experience here on campus. I am also a part of the BVU football team in my...

Lena Gripp
Assistant Opinion Editor

Lena Gripp

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...

Emily Brewer
Assistant Visual Editor

Emily Brewer

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...

Dalton Machholz
Copy Editor

Dalton Machholz

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...

Tyler Brunner
Assistant Sports Editor

Tyler Brunner

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
Co-Editor in Chief

Hannah Kramer

Hello there! I'm Hannah and this year I am Co-Editor in Chief for The Tack Online. I'm from West Des Moines and I came to BV to pursue a Bachelor's degree. Currently, I am a Junior Digital Media Major with a track in Design....

Isabel Haas
Opinion Editor

Isabel Haas

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. ...

Tanner Frost
Sports Editor

Tanner Frost

Hello there! My name is Tanner Frost, and I’m a Senior 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 fourth year running!  I’m also acting as...

Allyssa Ertz
Staff Writer

Allyssa Ertz

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...