Kim Callahan (Assistant Managing Editor)
I've worked at the Journal-World since 1999, most recently as daytime copy editor. Before that, I worked nights as the copy chief, an assistant news editor, and a copy editor. I have degrees from KU in law, English, philosophy and journalism, and I've taught Multimedia Editing there since 2000.
- Affidavit: Homicide at Eudora bar followed lewd comments, fracas; armed rampage ensued
- July 10, 2017
- Just moments before gunning down a security guard at a Eudora bar, the suspect in the killing had been kicked out for making lewd comments to a bartender, according to a newly released arrest affidavit, which also included details about other victims at the scene, one of whom reportedly disarmed the suspect.
- Local businesses boycotted by Black Lives Matter group say action is misguided
- December 13, 2016
- Derek Hogan moved to Lawrence from Overland Park in 1994 because, as he puts it, “Where else in Kansas could a gay kid in his 20s go then?” “Lawrence was awesome,” he said, and that’s why he chose to open a business here and call it home.
- Lawrence High grad being sworn in as U.S. ambassador to Slovakia
- 12:00 a.m., August 12, 2016 Updated 04:45 p.m.
- When Adam Sterling is sworn in today as a U.S. ambassador — the coveted pinnacle of a career in the Foreign Service — he’ll likely give some thought to how it all began: in Kansas, in the 1970s, when he was a teenager itching to see the world. “Nobody in my family had ever left the United States,” he said earlier this week in a phone interview from Washington, D.C.
- Author Margaret Atwood delights packed house with reflections both serious and silly
- February 2, 2015
- As many guest speakers in Kansas do, Margaret Atwood began her much-anticipated speech with an allusion to “The Wizard of Oz.” Only this time it wasn’t something the 1,100 Kansans in the room had heard a million times before. This time it was a query, not a cliché. And it elicited genuine — not merely polite — laughter. By Kim Callahan
- Late KU history professor receives prestigious honor from Polish government
- 06:15 p.m., January 22, 2015 Updated 10:22 p.m.
- Polish dignitaries were on the Kansas University campus Thursday to posthumously award one of Poland’s highest honors to the late Anna Cienciala, who was professor of history and Eastern European studies at Kansas University from 1965 until her retirement in 2002.
- A lifetime of work: Retirement-age women reflect on changes they’ve seen in the workplace over the decades
- September 1, 2014
- As they look back on the last half-century — and the kinds of incidents that might have derailed their dreams, that did in fact derail a lot of women’s dreams and that would be unthinkable to most young women entering today’s workplace — they behold a “much better,” if far from perfect, world. By Kim Callahan
- An epic career: Renowned translator of world literature retiring from KU after 37 years
- May 12, 2014
- When classics professor Stanley Lombardo retires from Kansas University in a few days, finding a successor will be practically impossible. By Kim Callahan
- Area resident laments loss of neighbors, family home in Washington’s deadly landslide
- April 7, 2014
- When Ed Elmer made his daily commute in Washington State, images of catastrophe always flickered through his mind as Mount Rainier, one of the world’s most dangerous volcanoes, loomed massively in his windshield. What would happen if it erupted? Think of the countless commuters like him clogging Interstates 5 and 90. Imagine the devastation. By Kim Callahan
- Coach’s dedication keeps KU at top of debate world
- August 19, 2012
- For the last two decades, Scott Harris has headed KU’s debate program, one of the most celebrated in the country with five National Debate Tournament championships and 14 Final Four appearances. Harris, who just assumed the presidency of the American Forensic Association, has coached three of those Final Four teams and one National Championship team, in 2009.