Caroline Zimmerman

I like good strong words that mean something.

-Jo March

Hello! My name is Caroline Zimmerman, a sophomore at the University of Kansas studying at the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications. I am a student, aspiring storyteller and news junkie.


Job Date Exmployed Job Description
Senior Reporter August 2021-Present As a senior reporter for the University Daily Kansan, I am responsible for covering crime and public safety. My duties include writing articles, following the police scanner and guiding new reporters and correspondents through stories.
Associate News Editor January 2021- May 2021 As the Associate News Editor for the University Daily Kansan, I was responsible for editing, publishing and helping reporters with various stories. I also engaged in running news meetings and holding one-on-one’s with reporters.
News Correspondent August 2020- December 2020 As a News Correspondent for the University Daily Kansan, I was responsible for pitching and writing various stories and conducting interviews with various sources.


While my main love is journalism, I have many other hobbies!

I have been apart of the University of Kansas Marching Jayhawks for two years now. Marching band is one of my greatest passions, and I am extremely proud and lucky that I get to continue doing it at KU.