Lisa McLendon


Lisa McLendon runs the Bremner Editing Center at the University of Kansas journalism school, where she also teaches editing and grammar. She has previously worked as a copy editor and book reviewer at the Wichita (Kan.) Eagle and as a copy editor, designer and desk chief at the Denton (Texas) Record-Chronicle. She began her journalism career in 2000 after earning a doctorate in Slavic linguistics from the University of Texas.

She is the presenter of the Poynter NewsU Webinar Clarity is Key: Making Writing Clean and Concise and one of the instructors in the Poynter NewsU course Fundamentals of Editing.