Shelby Puhl - Managing Editor

Shelby Puhl is a junior from LeMars, Iowa. Puhl is a graphic design major with minors in business, writing, and social media. This is Puhl’s first year as managing editor and her second year on staff. Puhl also works at the campus café, Java City and Opportunities Unlimited in Sioux City. In her free time she enjoys sewing, painting, reading, taking pictures, and cooking. 

Lindsay Ferris - Assistant Editor

Lindsay Ferris is a senior Graphic Design & Mass Communications dual major senior from Yankton, SD. This is Ferris' first year as assistant editor and her second year as a reporter. In her spare time, she enjoys discovering new music and focusing on her fashion blog: Mute Style. Ferris hopes to start her own fashion lifestyle publication after graduation.


Grace Gallagher - Video Editor

Grace Gallagher is a senior mass communications major with a minor in business. She is originally from Saint Michael, MN. She is also the video creator for BCU's marketing department. This is her second year as a video editor as well as second year on staff. Gallagher also enjoys a good movie and spending time with her friends.

Megan Glover - Social Media Editor

Megan Glover is a sophomore mass communications and marketing double major from Sioux City. She is the social media editor for Cliff News. In addition to being on staff, she plays soccer for BCU, is a PAL, Student Ambassador, and a Senator for Student Government. Glover enjoys reading, photographing sporting events, and watching Netflix in her free time. After graduation, she plans to pursue a career in photography, public relations, or event planning. 


Waylon Goodwin - Staff Reporter

Waylon Goodwin is a senior mass communications major. This is Goodwin's second year as a staff reporter. In his freetime he likes to read, write, create poetry and music, and listen to nature in a peaceful environment. Goodwin is also a very good cook and can answer almost any Jeopardy question. Goodwin will be giving us updates from former Briar Cliff University alumni in a video segmant titled "Where Are They Now."


Tyler McGhee - Staff Reporter

´╗┐Tyler McGhee is a senior from Westlake Village, CA. McGhee is a mass communications major with a minor in graphic design. He is the new T.V. Studio Manager and this will be his second year on staff. McGhee plays football for the Chargers and works as a bartender at Bev’s on the River. In his free time, he enjoys video production, photography, cooking, working out and playing sports. After graduation, McGhee plans to attend film school while pursuing a career in cinematography. 

Enny Famurewa- Staff Reporter

Enny Famurewa is a senior mass communications major with a minor in writing  from London, U.K.  This is Famurewa’s second year as a staff reporter for Cliff News Net. Famurewa enjoys performing and writing in her free time. After graduation, Famurewa hopes to publish her novels and pursue a career in music and acting.

Enrique Larrondo - Staff Reporter

Enrique Larrondo is a masscommunications major with a minor in graphic design. Larrondo is from Puebla, Mexico and came to Briar Cliff Universithy in the spring of 2014 as part of the soccer program. He likes to edit videos and make commercials. In his spare time he likes to listen to music and go the the movies with his friends. 


Joseph McMahan - Staff Reporter

Joseph McMahan is a junior from Emerson, Nebraska. McMahan is a double major in mass communications and graphic design. This is McMahan's first year as a reporter. In his free time he enjoys watching movies, reading, and playing video games. After graduation, McMahan wants to pursue a career in filmmaking. 


Clayton Bengford - Staff Reporter 

Clayton Bengford is a junior mass communications major with a major a minor in marketing and social media from Sioux City. This is Bengford's first year as a staff reporter. In his time at Briar Cliff, Bengford has been a part of both the football team and the Briar Cliff choir. In his free time, he enjoys long walks on the beach and the occasional Little Caesar's Pizza. ´╗┐



Michael Crowley - Advisor

Crowley is associate professor of visual communications in the department of mass media. Crowley has been at Briar Cliff and the adviser to The Cliff News since 1989. He has a B.A. (government) from California State University, Sacramento, an M.A. (photojournalism) from Ball State University, a certificate of multimedia from Georgia Institute of Technology. He has been involved in student publications for over 35 years.


Kristen Perez - Advisor

Perez is an instructor of mass media. She has been at Briar Cliff since 2007. Perez has a M.A. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she majored in journalism and mass communications and minored in film and new media. She has a B.A. from Briar Cliff University, where she majored in mass communications. Prior to coming to Briar Cliff, Perez worked in television and public relations.


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