The Carroll News

2018-2019 Staff

Carrie Buchanan


Meet Carrie Buchanan, our advisor! Carrie teaches journalism and mass communication in the Tim Russert Department of Communication and Theatre at John Carroll. She had a long career in journalism in Canada, mostly at the Ot...

Rachel Scully

Arts & Life Editor

Meet Rachel Scully, our Arts & Life Editor! Rachel is from Erie, Pennsylvania and is currently a sophomore at John Carroll University. She is a double major in political science and communication with a minor in Spanish. In a...

Ella Schuellerman

Arts & Life Editor

Meet Ella Schuellerman, our Arts & Life Editor. Ella is an Integrated Marketing Communications student from Hudson, Ohio. She has a passion for fashion and creativity. You can find Ella hanging out with her sorority sist...

Megan Grantham

Campus Editor

Meet Megan Grantham, our Campus Editor! Megan is a junior at John Carroll University, studying political science and communications. She loves writing, theatre, music, reading, politics, coffee, and The Office.

Olivia Shackleton

Campus Editor

Meet Olivia Shackleton, our Campus Editor! She is a junior, and is double majoring in communication and political science. Her favorite extra curricular activity is working for The Carroll News where she spends all her time rea...

Andrew Gilkey

Diversions Editor

Meet Andrew Gilkey, our Diversions Editor! Andrew is a junior English and communication major from Cincinnati, Ohio. Besides the newspaper, Andrew is a member of English club.

Kathleen Mackey


Meet Kathleen Mackey, our Editor-in-Chief! Kathleen is a Communication major studying the Digital Media track, with a minor in Professional Writing. ...

Sophia Maltese

Managing Editor

Meet Sophia Maltese, our Managing Editor! She is a double major in English and digital media communications. After graduating, she hopes to be employed as an editor and specialize in publishing works of fiction. She loves dig...

Mariëlla van der Sluijs

Op/Ed Editor

Meet Mariëlla van der Sluijs, our Op/Ed Editor! Mariëlla is a triple major in data science, political science, and communication. Although originally from The Netherlands, you will never meet someone who loves America more than...

Pierce Srail

Photo Editor

Meet Pierce Srail, our Photo Editor! Pierce is a senior majoring in supply chain and management and minoring in entrepreneurship. Pierce is a member of Beta Theta Pi as well as a Student Union senator on campus. In addition to...

Kyle Kelly

Sports Editor

Meet Kyle Kelly, our sports editor! Kyle is a digital media and sports administration double major. Kyle loves his job as a sports information assistant for JCU Sports, where he writes and broadcasts. He also covers the Cleveland Br...

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