Kathryn Jean Lopez
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Kathryn Jean Lopez, editor of National Review Online, writes a weekly column of conservative political and social commentary for Newspaper Enterprise Association. An award-winning journalist and editor who has been praised for "editorial daring," Lopez has covered issues as diverse as the left-wing takeover of the Girl Scouts to the war on terror. She writes frequently on bioethics, religion, feminism, education, and congressional politics, among other topics.
Kathryn Jean Lopez
Kathryn Jean Lopez is editor-at-large of the widely read and cited daily webzine, National Review Online.
And award-winning opinion journalist who has been praised for her “editorial daring,” Lopez is also a nationally syndicated columnist with Universal UClick.
Besides commissioning, editing, and writing pieces as editor and now editor-at-large of NRO for more than a decade, her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Post, The Human Life Review, First Things, and Stars and Stripes, and on the websites of the New York Times and CNN among other publications, internationally.
She writes frequently for a variety of Catholic publications including Our Sunday Visitor, and is a columnist for The National Catholic Register and the Knights of Columbus’s Headline Bistro.
Among many varied places, her work has been cited in Playboy (they were not fans).
Lopez is a frequent guest on radio and television programs internationally, from PBS and CNN to EWTN and Vatican Radio. She has been a guest host on William J. Bennett’s nationally syndicated morning show.
In 2002, Lopez and National Review Online were awarded the Center for Military Readiness Spotlight Award for national-defense coverage. She has been recognized by Feminists for Life, the Bioethics Defense Fund, and Manhattan’s Midtown Pregnancy Support Center for her culture-of-life commentary and reporting.
Commonly known as “K-Lo” online, on talk radio, and around Washington, Lopez speaks frequently on faith and public life, the dignity of human life, and feminism, among other topics. She has addressed events sponsored by Legatus, the Knights of Columbus, the American Political Science Association, the Heritage Foundation, the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, the Milken Institute, and on the campuses of Harvard, Yale, the Franciscan University of Steubenville, and Ave Maria University, and at Lincoln Center and the National Press Club.
She is a graduate of the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., where she studied philosophy and politics. She has been a fellow at the Claremont Institute and serves on the Archdiocese of New York’s Pro-Life Commission.
She can be found (for better or for worse) on Twitter, Facebook, and e-mail.