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Emily Kalled Lovell, American journalist. Recipient First Place awards New Mexico Press Association, 1961, 62, Public Interest award National Safety Council, 1962, first place award National Federation Press Women, 1960, 62; named Woman of Year Alamogordo, 1960, Editor of Week Publications Auxiliary, 1962, admiral New Mexico Navy, 1962, colonel A.D.C. Staff Governor New Mexico, 1963, Woman of Year, Arizona Press Women, 1973.


Lovell, Emily Kalled was born on February 25, 1920 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Abdo Rham and Louise (Claussen) Kalled.


Student, Grand Rapids Junior College, 1939. Bachelor, Michigan State University, 1944. Master of Arts, University Arizona, 1971.


Copywriter, assistant traffic manager Station WOOD, Grand Rapids, 1944-1946. Traffic manager KOPO, Tucson, 1946-1947. Reporter, city editor Alamogordo (New Mexico) News, 1948-1951.

Alamogordo correspondent, feature writer International News Service, Denver, 1950-1954, El Paso Herald-Post, 1954-1965. Alamogordo news director, feature writer Tularosa (New Mexico) Basin Times, 1957-1959. Co-founder, editor, public Otero County Star, Alamogordo, 1961-1965.

Newscaster KALG, 1964-1965. Freelance feature writer Denver Post, New Mexico Magazine, 1949-1969. Correspondent Electronic News, New York City, 1959-1963, 65-69.

Sierra Vista (Arizona) correspondent Arizona Republic, 1966. Freelance editor New Mexico Pioneer Interviews, 1967-1969. Assistant director English skills program Arizona State University, 1976.

Free-lance editor, writer, 1977—2003. Retired, 2003

Part-time teacher, lecturer University Pacific, 1981-1986. Part-time interpreter California, 1983-1991, Interpreters Unlimited, Oakland, 1985-1991.

Secretary, director Star Public Company, Inc., 1961-1964, president, 1964-1965, 3d vice president, publicity chairman Otero County Community Concert Association, 1950-1965. Member Alamogordo Zoning Commission, 1955-1957. Member founding committee Alamogordo Central Youth Activities Committee, 1957.

Vice chairman Otero County chapter National Foundation Infantile Paralysis, 1958-1961. Charter member New Mexico Citizens Council for Traffic Safety, 1959-1961. President Sierra Vista Hospital Auxiliary, 1966.

Public relations chairman Fort Huachuca chapter American Red Cross, 1966. Member national board Hospitalized Veterans Writing Project, 1972-1999. Volunteer instructor autobiography and creative writing, 1991-2002.


Member New Mexico Press Women (past secretary), Arizona Press Women (past president), New Mexico Federation Womens Clubs (past district public relations chairman, honorary life Alamogordo), New Mexico History Society (life), New Mexico Federation Business and Professional Womens Clubs (past president, honorary life Alamogordo), Pan American Round Table Alamogordo, Theta Sigma Phi (past national 3d vice president), Phi Kappa Phi.


Married Robert Edmund Lovell, July 4, 1947.

Abdo Rham Kalled

Louise (Claussen) Kalled

Robert Edmund Lovell