Eva Augustin Rumpf
Eva Elise (Augustin) Rumpf
Free-lance Journalist/Author 1974-present
Wrote and published feature articles and essays for local, regional and
national publications (magazines, trade journals, newspapers).
Co-authored book, Till Divorce Do Us Part: A Practical Guide for Women
in Troubled Marriages (Glenbridge Publishing 1996).
Authored novel, PROT U ( Booklocker 2004).
Authored memoir, Reclamation (Booklocker 2009).
Authored novel, In Liberty's Name (Knox Robinson 2014)
Reporter, General Assignment 1976-80
The Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reported for major daily newspaper, covering meetings and events,
conducting interviews, writing news and feature articles.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
School of Continuing Education 2004-2014
Ad hoc Instructor
Developed and taught writing workshops.
University of Wisconsin,
School of the Arts at Rhinelander 1990-94; 2003Summer session faculty
Developed and taught feature, newsletter,
opinion and publicity writing courses.
Alverno College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Fall 2000
Instructor, Integrated Communication Seminar
College of Communication, Department of Journalism, 1995-2000
Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
Director of Student Publications; Journalism Instructor
Developed and taught courses in reporting, opinion writing
and feature writing; advised student publications staff.
College of Communication, Department of Journalism
Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Adjunct Assistant Professor; Student Media Adviser 1993-1995
Developed and taught news writing and reporting courses;
advised student publications staff;
directed journalism student internship program.Instructor in Journalism 1977-80; 1990-93
Taught reporting, news writing and persuasive writing.
Ottawa University of Milwaukee, Brookfield, Wisconsin Fall 1993
Developed and taught public relations course.
PUBLIC RELATIONS, MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS
Consultant in Marketing and Public Relations 1990-1993
Developed and implemented customized marketing plans,
public relations strategies and media projects for business
and professional clients; developed, wrote and edited
corporate communication tools, including newsletters, brochures,
news releases, training manuals and trade journal articles;
developed and conducted market research.
Vice President, Marketing and Communications; 1987-90
Director of Communications,
Family Service America, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Planned and implemented communications and marketing
program for international association of 290 family service
agencies; advised senior management on public
relations and marketing issues and strategies;
developed and managed national visibility campaign
and public information services; worked with national
print and broadcast media; managed communications
department and provided liaison and direction to
contracted public relations agency; supervised editor of
Publications Services, which published scholarly journal
and book manuscripts; conducted workshops and
Staff Assistant to Mayor Henry W. Maier; 1983-87
Director of Communication
Mayor’s Office, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Researched, wrote and edited speeches for mayor;
prepared research reports and recommendations for
policy formation and project implementation; made
public and media appearances, delivered speeches
and served on boards and committees as mayor’s
representative; served as mayor’s spokesperson;
fielded inquiries from national and local media;
set up news conferences and interviews;
prepared news releases and briefing material.
Director of Public Relations; 1981-83
Director of Advertising and Marketing
De Paul Hospital, Milwaukee, WisconsinManaged public relations department and supervised
staff and volunteers for addiction treatment hospital;
conducted and evaluated public relations audit for all
divisions of corporation; developed and implemented
marketing plans; served on executive council and advised
senior management on public relations and marketing
needs; wrote, edited and coordinated production of all
corporate publications; coordinated media relations;
wrote and placed print and broadcast ads and public
service announcements; planned and implemented
corporate identity program and graphic identification standards.
Publications Editor 1980-81
Curative Rehabilitation Center, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Wrote, edited and coordinated production of newsletters,
brochures and promotional and educational material;
planned media coverage and wrote news releases;
coordinated special events and information/referral services.
MA Journalism, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
BA English, summa cum laude, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Illinois
"I nearly always write - just as I nearly always breathe."