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Schumacher, John

News Editor and Media Relations Manager
Media Services - Integrated Marketing & Communications

John works as the news editor in Media Services, assigning and editing stories for UWM Report and copyediting many other UWM publications. He also helps lead UWM’s media services efforts, working to get stories in newspapers and on TV in Wisconsin and nationally.

He came to UWM after 24 years at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, where he worked as a reporter for a few years before becoming a copy editor. He spent the last eight years there on the breaking news hub, immersed in the second-by-second tornado of online journalism.