The Carroll News

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2020-2021 Staff

Sophia Maltese


Meet Sophia Maltese, our Editor-in-Chief. She is a double major in English and digital media communications. The recipient of numerous writing awards and recognitions, Sophia has been honing her writing skills since she was in the third grade writing short stories and plays. Sophia specializes in fiction, journalism and blog writing, but is always ready to learn about new and exciting topics, as is evidenced by her frequent trips to museums and bookstores. Her work has appeared in publications including WA Magazine, The Carroll Review, Best of SNO and the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Sophia is also involved in SPJ, the Honors Program, the English Club and Writers in Residence.  You can contact Sophia at [email protected]

Josie Schuman

Managing Editor

Meet Josie Schuman, our Managing Editor. She’s a senior from Bedford, Ohio studying Adolescent/Young Adult Education and English with a minor in Spanish. Josie nervously began her journey with the newspaper last year as the...

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 Ottawa Citi...

Nicolette Noce

Campus Editor

Nicolette Noce is studying Communications with a concentration in Digital Media. She is also pursuing an Art History minor. Her interests and hobbies include reading, writing, watching old movies, hanging with friends, being anywhere...

Rachel Scully

Campus Editor

Meet Rachel Scully, one of our Campus Editors! Rachel is a senior at John Carroll University from Erie, Pennsylvania. She is a double major in Political Science and Communication with a minor in Spanish. Rachel is a former inte...

Ella Schuellerman

Arts & Life Editor

Meet Ella Schuellerman, our Arts & Lifestyle Editor of The Carroll News. Ella is a Communication major with a focus of Integrated Marketing and a Business minor of Entrepreneurship. Graduating in Spring of 2021, Ella exem...

Kyle Kelly

Sports Editor

Meet Kyle Kelly, our sports editor! Kyle is a digital media and sports administration double major. Kyle is a first-place winner (2019) in Sports Column Writing for the SPJ Region 4 Mark of Excellence, and also a finalist in the Spor...

TJ Lindstrom

Op/Ed Editor

TJ Lindstrom is a double major in Political Science and Data Science. He is an avid reader and writer especially interested in non-fiction. He loves exploring the world from every possible angle. He loves numbers and politics,...

Carson Shipley

Business Manager

Meet Carson Shipley, our Business Manager. He is a double major in marketing and supply chain management. Aside from The Carroll News, Carson is a two sport student athlete where he is on the Cross Country and the Track and fields...

Laken Kincaid

Staff Reporter

Laken Kincaid is a staff writer for The Carroll News from Beckley, West Virginia. She is a freshman at John Carroll University who is double majoring in political science (applied politics) and communications (digital media) and...

Sydni Bratthauar

Staff Reporter

Meet Sydni Bratthauar. She plans on majoring in Communications with a concentration in Digital Media and minoring in Creative Writing. She loves reading, writing, music and hanging out with friends/family! Some of her favorite...

Jack Giba

Staff Reporter

Meet Jack Giba, one of our Staff Reporters. A junior from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he is majoring in English and minoring in Political Science, Philosophy, and Italian Studies. In addition to the Carroll News, he is involved...

Sean Runnoe

Staff Reporter

Meet Sean Runnoe, one of our Staff Reporters. A junior from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he is majoring in Sports Studies and minoring in Spanish. In addition to The Carroll News, he is a barista at Fairmount's Biggby Coffee and has...

Nick Sack

World News Editor

Meet Nick Sack, our World News Editor! He is a Political Science Major from Westlake, OH, and he loves being outside, hiking in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. He has a massive passion for politics, hoping to eventually work in a ...

Dave Meredith

Staff Reporter

Meet Dave Meredith, one of our staff reporters. Dave is a senior at JCU majoring in political science. Along with writing for The Carroll News, he is an active member in the John Carroll community serving as a senator in the Student...

Nasya Stevenson

Staff Reporter

Meet Nasya Stevenson, one of our staff reporters. She is a Communications major and interested in fashion, beauty, reading, writing, watching Netflix and classic movies. The Great Gatsby is her favorite classic novel. She also...

Kaitlin Ryan

Social Media Editor

Hailing from rural Ohio, Kaitlin Ryan is a junior studying Integrated Marketing Communications and Professional Writing. She enjoys discovering new music, writing, spending time outdoors and searching the Greater Cleveland area...

Noah Tylutki

Staff Reporter

Noah Tylutki is a Communications major from Grosse Ile, Michigan.  In addition to writing for the Carroll News, he works in the John Carroll Sports Information Department and is the Sports and Production Director at our campus...

Jamie Dailey

Staff Reporter

Jamie Dailey is a senior at John Carroll University this year. He is a Sports Studies Major with a minor in Spanish and Hispanic Studies. He is from Bay Village, OH, which is a suburb west of Cleveland by the lake. He is part...

Anna Meyer

Staff Reporter

Anna Meyer is a junior at John Carroll University. She is majoring in Communication on a digital media track as well as minoring in Leadership Development and United States Politics. Outside of the Carroll News, she am very involved...

Natalia Pozuelo-Arbide

Staff Reporter

Natalia Pozuelo-Arbide, a Spaniard-American, is a member of JCU’s Senior Class of 2021. She is double majoring in Communication (concentration Integrated Marketing Communication) and Spanish Hispanic Studies with a minor in...

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